Transportation & Logistics

Boise Valley Radial Map 2013 Opens in new windowEagle's strategic location in the southwestern region of Idaho positions companies easy access to primary markets.

Highways and Interstates

Eagle has direct connection to Interstate-84 via Eagle Road/State Highway 55. The Boise airport is a short 23-minute drive via Interstate-84 from Eagle Road/State Highway 55. Aerial connectivity from the Boise Airport is convenient for companies needing direct nonstop flights. The Boise Airport is served by seven major airlines with nonstop flights to 21 cities and counting.

Getting around the Treasure Valley is easy with one major interstate (I-84) serving the entire metro area, and with federal highways 20,26, and 30, and state highways 21,44 and 55 providing access to communities across the Valley.

Eagle is located directly off Eagle Road, which is a main thoroughfare that connects directly to Interstate 84. In addition, state highway 44 runs in an east-west direction through Eagle connecting to state highway 55 and highway 16.

  1. Highway 16
  2. The US-20/ US-26 Corridor
  3. State Highway 44
  4. State Highway 55

Highway 16 begins at the junction of US-20/US-26. It meets at a junction with State Highway 44, with Star to the West, and Eagle to the East. This highway is proposed to be extended south to Interstate 84.

Air Service

Boise Airport

Air Service for Eagle is provided by Boise Airport (BOI), located 15.4 miles from Eagle.  The Boise Airport handles more than three million travelers each year and is served by seven major airlines which offer nonstop flights to 21 major cities, including:

  • Chicago
  • Denver
  • Dallas/Fort Worth
  • Houston
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles
  • Minneapolis
  • Oakland
  • Phoenix
  • Portland
  • Lewiston
  • Reno-Tahoe
  • San Diego
  • San Jose
  • Sacramento
  • Seattle
  • Spokane

Runways

The Boise Airport has two parallel runways, 10R/28L and 10L/28R.  The primary instrument runway, Runway 10R/28L is 9,763 feet long and 150-feet wide.  The runway has a category III instrument Landing System with minimums to 400 feet visual range.  This gives the Boise Airport one of the safest and most efficient landing systems in the nation.  Runway 10L/28R is 10,000 feet long and 150-feet wide.

General Aviation

FedEx and UPS both operate out of the Boise airport providing access to fast shipping. In addition, almost 50 motor freight trucking companies, 30 air freight and package express companies, and several air courier services operate from the facility. Learn more on the General Aviation page of the Boise Airport website.

Public Transportation

Public Transportation is provided by ValleyRide (Valley Regional Transit) and Commuteride (Ada County Highway District). ValleyRide provides public bus transportation throughout the Boise Valley and Commuteride provides van and carpooling services in the area.

Alternative Transportation

Alternative Transportation is provided by the Boise River Greenbelt. The Boise River Greenbelt connects cyclists, joggers, and walkers to downtown Boise. The greenbelt has expanded public access and enjoyment of the river, including opportunities for kayaking, fishing, paddle boarding, and other river based recreation. 

Sea Access

The furthest that sea cargo can transit into the western coast of the United States is located on the Columbia River at the Port of Lewiston, Idaho. The port has full intermodal capabilities and provides the largest crane, warehouse, and grain storage facility on the inland river system.