Economic Development



Lander County Location/Market Access


I-80 traversed the northern end of Lander County east-west, passing through Battle Mountain. State Highway 305 north-south bisects the county, linking Battle Mountain and Austin. Highway 50 runs east-west at the county's southern end, passing through Austin.

Return to TopMileage to/from Battle Mountain

Reno, NV 219 miles
Salt Lake City, UT 295 miles
Boise, ID 305 miles
Sacramento, CA 347 miles
Las Vegas, NV 420 miles
San Francisco, CA 433 miles
Los Angeles, CA 582 miles
Helena, MT 671 miles
Portland, OR 691 miles
Phoenix, AZ 709 miles
Cheyenne, WY 730 miles
Seattle, WA 762 miles
Denver, CO 827 miles
Santa Fe, NM 929 miles

Source: Free Trip

Return to TopForeign Trade Zones

Northern Nevada has nearly 7,500 acres of Foreign Trade Zones. A Foreign Trade Zone is designated by the United States Customs Department and allows foreign and domestic merchandise to be admitted for operations such as storage, exhibition, assembly, manufacture, and processing, without being subject to formal Customs entry procedures, the payment of Customs duties or the payment of federal excise taxes.

Currently, there are no foreign trade zones within Lander County. Contact us for information on how to be a part of a foreign trade zone.

Return to TopRail Service

Passenger service is provided at Carlin or Winnemucca through Amtrak. Freight service is provided by Western Pacific Railroad, Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

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Battle Mountain/Lander County Airport is located 2 1/2 miles southeast of Battle Mountain. It has two lighted runways, both are 7,300 feet, asphalt. There are also two helipads, each measuring 60X60 feet. Charter service is offered through Lander Aviation.

Austin Airport is located 10 miles west of town includes a lighted 6,000 foot runway.