Grant County Transportation

Major 2 or 4 Lane Highways Linking the Area
interstate 90
U.S. Highway 2
State Highways 17, 24, 26, 28, 155, 170, 171, 243, 262, 281, 282, 283

Distance to the Five Nearest Metro Areas
Tri-Cities (Richland, Pasco, Kennewick), WA 71 miles
Spokane, WA 105 miles
Seattle, WA 178 miles
Portland, OR 280 miles
Vancouver, BC 302 miles

Motor Carriers/Trucks
Number of Common Carriers Serving the Area 5
Number of Common Carriers with Local Terminals 4

Railroads
Name Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Columbia Basin Railroad
Main or Branch Line Main Line
Short Line or National Short Line & National
Nearest Switching Yard 71 Miles

Airport
Name Grant County International Airport
Distance from the Community 3 miles to Moses Lake City Center
Number of Runways 2
Runway Lengths 13,500 feet and 10,000 feet 

Carriers Serving Commercial Airport
Charter Available
Air Cargo Fed Ex
Approved Capital Expansion Plan Yes
Number of Days Closed due to Weather in the last 3 years 5

Ports
Nearest Port Container Barge Terminal / Pasco, WA / 71 miles
River, Lake, or Ocean Columbia River
Channel Depth 15'
Turning Basin 225'
Barging Facilities Yes
General Cargo Facilities Yes
Containerized Facilities Yes
Storage Facilities Yes
Highways Serving Port State Highway 395
Railways Serving Port Burlington Northern Santa Fe Main Line

Foreign Trade Zones in Area
Designation Foreign Trade Zone No. 23
Number 1
Site/Location Adjacent to Grant County Int'l Airport-Moses Lake
Number of Acres 300 acres with expansion possibilities
Operator Port of Moses Lake / Grant Co. Int'l Airport
7810 Andrews St NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837
509-762-5363

Custom Port of Entry in Area
Name U.S. Customs
Location Port of Moses Lake / Grant Co. Int'l Airport
7810 Andrews St NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837
509-762-5363

Source: Grant County EDC, Port of Moses Lake, Container Barge Terminal