The Momentum West region is home to three of fourteen Certified Sites designated by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Certified Site Program. These include the Lake Wissota Business Park in Chippewa Falls, the Menomonie Industry Park in Menomonie, and the Eagle Ridge Business Park in Prescott. The certification program indicates that these properties are ready for development leading to faster turnaround times, quick regulatory approvals and low development risk for industrial and business development projects. Each of the ten counties in our region has an active economic development organization to assist locally with business expansion and retention activities, industrial and business park developments, commercial and downtown developments, and entrepreneurial activities. No matter the business need, our region’s skilled professionals can assist you with all aspects of your business development. Gold Shovel Ready
Chippewa Valley Regional Airport Chippewa Valley Regional Airport supports United Airlines flights to major airports throughout the United States via daily flights to Chicago. The airport facilitates daily commercial flights to and from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport (ORD).
New Richmond Airport The New Richmond Airport is a 24-hour airport with a runway capable of handling an aircraft up to 30,000 lbs. The airport is located two miles North of the New Richmond central business district.
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport The Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport is located 25 miles from the Momentum West border. The airport can facilitate daily international and domestic flights.
Menomonie Airport Located on the east edge of the city, the Menomonie Municipal Airport is capable of handling corporate airplanes and has a full service aeronautical company that can fuel and service small aircrafts.
Union Pacific Railroad UP connects 23 states in the western twothirds of the country by 32,000 route miles of rail. Union Pacific operates from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada’s rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways.
Canadian National Rail network spans from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico with over 21,000 miles of track, directly serving about 75 percent of the U.S. population and all major Canadian markets.
Progressive Rail Progressive Rail has short line operations in five states with a class I connection with Union Pacific Railroad in Northwest Wisconsin and a transload location in Chippewa Falls, WI.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Serving the Wisconsin communities along the border with Minnesota, BNSF has a rail network of 32,500 route miles in 28 states and three Canadian provinces.
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