Economic Development

Northwestern Nevada Location/Market Access


I-80 passes through the southeast corner of Humboldt County, connecting Reno/Sparks and Salt Lake City. U.S. Highway 95 bisects the county, passing north-south through Winnemucca.

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.

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Destination To/From Winnemucca To/From Lovelock To/From Battle Mountain
Reno, NV 166 miles 93 miles 219 miles
Boise, ID 257 miles 331 miles 363 miles
Sacramento, CA 297 miles 224 miles 350 miles
Salt Lake City, UT 353 miles 425 miles 301 miles
San Francisco, CA 384 miles 311 miles 437 miles
Las Vegas, NV 514 miles 441 miles 415 miles
Los Angeles, CA 593 miles 607 miles 573 miles
Portland, OR 632 miles 666 miles 686 miles
Seattle, WA 706 miles 780 miles 865 miles
Helena, MT 722 miles 794 miles 669 miles
Cheyenne, WY 790 miles 862 miles 738 miles
Phoenix, AZ 806 miles 733 miles 707 miles
Denver, CO 886 miles 958 miles 833 miles
Santa Fe, NM 1,278 miles 1,474 miles 1,226 miles

Source: Rand McNally Mileage Calculator

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Passenger service is provided by Amtrak. Freight service is provided by Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroads.

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Greyhound Bus Lines offers bus service to northwestern Nevada.

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Austin Airport

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

Battle Mountain/Lander County Airport

The 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.

Derby Field Airport

Derby Field Airport is located 7 miles south of Lovelock, Nevada, this airport has a 5,530 paved runway.

Winnemucca Municipal Airport

The Winnemucca Municipal Airport is located 5 miles southwest of Winnemucca. There are two lighted runways, one 5,000 feet long and the other is 7,000 ft., and one fixed-based operator.