AMERICA’S BUSINESS CENTER. LITERALLY.
Geary County and Junction City give you a business advantage no other community can match. We’re located near the geographic center of the United States, with five exits on I-70, the nation’s main cross country highway. If your company is involved in national distribution, we offer the most strategic, cost-effective sites in the USA. There’s a long, successful history of national distribution here, starting with the U.S. Army’s First Division in the 1800’s and continuing today with companies like Foot Locker and their 500+ employees. Need to move products by rail? Kansas City is America’s largest rail center by tonnage, so our area is well served by national carriers and short-line railroads. Air service? It’s just twelve miles away at Manhattan Regional Airport. Or you can connect to anywhere with Kansas City International, consistently ranked in the top five of all U.S. airports in J.D. Powers North America Airport Satisfaction Study.
No problem finding a road leading to Junction City, as you can access our community by I-70, U.S. 77, Hwy K-18, Hwy K-57 and I-135.
I-70: I-70 interstate runs through Junction City and many major cities including Denver, Kansas City, St. Louis, Indianapolis and Columbus, Ohio The sections of the interstate in Kansas and Missouri have laid claim to be the first interstate in the United States.
US-77: U.S. Route 77 is a north–south United States Highway that crosses I-70 in Junction City. The highway's northern terminus is in Sioux City, Iowa with the southern terminus for U.S. 77 located in Brownsville, Texas.
I-135: Less than 45 minutes to the west, on I-70, you’ll find I-135, which is a major north / south interstate.
Manhattan Regional Airport: Manhattan Regional Airport is the second-busiest commercial airport in Kansas. American Airlines serves the airport with five daily flights to Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The airport is also used for general aviation and for planes chartered by the military (the airport is four miles east of Fort Riley military base) and eight miles southwest of Kansas State University.
Rail opportunity: Union Pacific is the primary rail service for Junction City. In 2013 Union Pacific Railroad enhanced Kansas' transportation infrastructure by investing more than $9 million in the rail line that runs between Menoken and Junction City. Junction City- Geary County is America’s Business Center and Kansas is considered a nucleus for rail transportation in America.