Quad Cities Location
In the Heart of the Midwest on the Mighty Mississippi River
The Quad Cities is the largest metropolitan area on the upper Mississippi River between Minneapolis and St. Louis. With a population of more than 400,000, the Quad Cities rests on the banks of the mighty Mississippi and is made up of the riverfront cities of Moline/East Moline and Rock Island in Illinois, and Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa.
Located in the heart of the Midwest, the Quad Cities is within a day’s drive of several major metropolitan areas such as Chicago, St. Louis, Des Moines, and Minneapolis. In addition, the Quad Cities is a stop along I-80, I-88, I-74, and several major state highways.
The Quad City International Airport offers over 70 flights daily with direct flights to business and travel centers like Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Orlando, Las Vegas, Memphis, Dallas and Minneapolis among others. (For complete information on the Quad City International Airport, carriers and flight information, go to www.qcairport.com)