Elko County Major Transportation

Major County Highways/ Interstates


Interstate 80 runs east-west through the county, connecting Carlin, Elko, Wells and West Wendover with Utah to the east and California to the west. US 93 runs north-south, through Wells and Jackpot connecting to Idaho in the north and Ely and Las Vegas, Nevada in the south.

Interstate 80
US Highway 93
State Route 223

Distance to the Five Nearest Metro Areas


Distance in Miles

Las Vegas, NV 430
Reno, NV 295
Twin Falls, ID 165
Boise, ID 246
Salt Lake City, UT 237

Railroads by Rail Carrier

Regional Railport Services

Northeastern Nevada Regional Railport

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The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad and Union Pacific Railroad provide freight rail service through northeastern Nevada. Both railroads parallel Interstate 80. Passenger rail is available through Amtrak out of Elko.

Name Main or Branch Line Shortline or National
Union Pacific Main  National


Commercial & General Aviation Airports

Both commercial and general aviation services are available through the Elko Regional Airport. Additional general aviation services are available throughout the county.

Name City # of Runways Runway Length(s) Passenger Charter
Elko Regional Airport Elko 1 7,211 x 150′  Sky West (Delta Connection)  El Aero
Jackpot Airport     Jackpot 1 6,200 x 60
Wells Municipal Airport Wells     2 2,681 x 150′
5,498 x 150′
Wendover Airport West Wendover 2 8,000 x 150′  Allegiant Air    
8,001 x 100′
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