Convenient transportation options are available for both personal travel and commerce.  There are five airports within a three-hour drive time.  There are six major highways within the County.  And a regional port authority is based within the County.  Railway options are also available.


There are six major highways in Howard County. They are: U.S. Route 40, Route three, Route five, Route 87, Route 124, Route 240.  Interstate 70 is just 15 miles from the center of the County.


Jesse Viertel Memorial Airport (18.5 miles)
Booneville, MO
Phone: (660) 882-2332

Columbia Regional Airport (41.4 miles)
Columbia, MO
Phone: (573) 874-7508

Jefferson City Memorial Airport (58.8 miles)
500 Airport Road
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 634-6469

Kansas City International Airport (136 miles)
601 Brasilia Avenue
Kansas City MO

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (139 miles)
10701 Lambert International Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63145-0212
Phone: (314) 890-1333

NOTE: Listed distances are from Fayette, Missouri.

Port Authority

Howard/Cooper County Regional Port Authority
609 Main Street
Boonville, MO 65233
Phone: 660.882.5858

Port Authority features storage capacity, two dry storage buildings plus outside storage, cargo dock, cranes and a complete line of support equipment.


Kansas City Southern
Physical Address: 427 West 12th St. Kansas City MO 64105
Mailing Address: PO Box 219335, Kansas City MO 64121-9335
(816) 654-1712 or (800) 243-8624