Wyoming Transportation

Wyoming Transportation

Wyoming Transportation

Wyoming transportation is managed by the government agency WYDOT. WYDOT has to oversee the complete transportation infrastructure and development in Wyoming. The government of Wyoming has taken a big step to give the right order of its transportation system as the officials made it clear, “Wyoming transportation is to provide a safe, high quality, and efficient system.” Wyoming transportation department WYDOT is considered as one of the largest government agencies in Wyoming. WYDOT has more than 2,000 employees in its 60 locations. The headquarters of WYDOT is in Cheyenne. WYDOT constitutes the complete maintenance of the entire transportation system in Wyoming.

Wyoming Transportation System

Wyoming transportation system is basically depends on the maintenance and development of its roadways, railways and airways. Wyoming has high level of transportation system providing hassle free travel experience around the state.

Some of the Remarkable Airports in Wyoming

Riverton Regional Airport, Sheridan County Airport, Worland Municipal Airport, Rock Springs - Sweetwater County Airport, Yellowstone Regional Airport, Cheyenne Regional Airport, Laramie Regional Airport, Jackson Hole Airport, Casper/Natrona County International Airport etc.

Wyoming transportation is considerably developed because of its airways. You will get year round daily flights for any destination in Wyoming State.  You can find the schedule of traveling inside the state and have easy travel. From commercial point of view to public transportation all are made comfortable in Wyoming State. However, it is always mandatory to book tickets well in advance to reduce travel hassle.

List of Airports in Wyoming

City Served FAA IATA ICAO Airport Name
Commercial Service - Primary Airports
Casper CPR CPR KCPR Casper/Natrona County International Airport
Cheyenne CYS CYS KCYS Cheyenne Regional Airport (Jerry Olson Field)
Cody COD COD KCOD Yellowstone Regional Airport
Gillette GCC GCC KGCC Gillette-Campbell County Airport
Jackson JAC JAC KJAC Jackson Hole Airport
Laramie LAR LAR KLAR Laramie Regional Airport
Riverton RIW RIW KRIW Riverton Regional Airport
Rock Springs RKS RKS KRKS Rock Springs – Sweetwater County Airport
Sheridan SHR SHR KSHR Sheridan County Airport
Commercial Service - Non-Primary Airports
Worland WRL WRL KWRL Worland Municipal Airport
General Aviation Airports
Afton AFO AFO KAFO Afton Municipal Airport
Big Piney / Marbleton BPI BPI KBPI Miley Memorial Field (was Big Piney / Marbleton)
Buffalo BYG BYG KBYG Johnson County Airport
Cowley / Lovell / Byron U68     North Big Horn County Airport
Dixon 9U4     Dixon Airport
Douglas DGW DGW KDGW Converse County Airport
Dubois U25     Dubois Municipal Airport
Evanston EVW EVW KEVW Evanston-Uinta County Airport (Burns Field)
Fort Bridger FBR FBR KFBR Fort Bridger Airport
Greybull GEY GEY KGEY South Big Horn County Airport
Hulett W43     Hulett Municipal Airport
Kemmerer EMM EMM KEMM Kemmerer Municipal Airport
Lander LND LND KLND Hunt Field
Lusk LSK LSK KLSK Lusk Municipal Airport
Newcastle ECS ECS KECS Mondell Field
Pine Bluffs 82V     Pine Bluffs Municipal Airport
Pinedale PNA   KPNA Ralph Wenz Field
Powell POY POY KPOY Powell Municipal Airport
Rawlins RWL RWL KRWL Rawlins Municipal Airport (Harvey Field)
Saratoga SAA SAA KSAA Shively Field
Thermopolis THP THP KTHP Hot Springs County-Thermopolis Municipal Airport
Torrington TOR TOR KTOR Torrington Municipal Airport
Wheatland EAN EAN KEAN Phifer Airfield
Other Public Use Airports (not listed in NPIAS)
Alpine 46U     Alpine Airport
Casper HAD   KHAD Harford Field
Cokeville U06     Cokeville Municipal Airport
Glendo 76V     Thomas Memorial Airport
Green River 48U     Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport
Guernsey 7V6     Camp Guernsey Airport
Medicine Bow 80V     Medicine Bow Airport
Shoshoni 49U     Shoshoni Municipal Airport
Upton 83V     Upton Municipal Airport
Other Military Airports
Cheyenne FEW FEW KFEW F. E. Warren Air Force Base
Notable Private-Use Airports
Encampment WY11     A-A Ranch Airport
Notable Former Airports
Bar Nunn       Wardwell Field (closed 1952)
Douglas DGW     Douglas Municipal Airport (closed 1980s)

Wyoming Roadways Transportation System

Wyoming roadways are well constructed with many freeways. Interstate highways are also well connected with most of the parts in the state. You can easily catch any interstate highway from the major cities of the State namely - Casper, Cheyenne, Cody, Douglas, Evanston, Glenrock, Green River, Kemmerer, Lander, Laramie and many more. Interstate highways are most reliable to travel around the state. If you are coming to Wyoming as for visiting purpose, you can hire a taxi and travel around the state. However, you need to come for long holiday if you want to travel around the whole State by roads.

Rail Transportation in Wyoming

Wyoming is also connected properly by railroads. You can get Amtrak services in Wyoming for your train journey. Train journey is much safer and speedier. Amtrak provides you convenient time table of its running through cities. The facility of Amtrak is remarkable. It has quite a good space between seats. You can have a relaxed mode of traveling by Amtrak service. There are freight services too. If you want to start a business for transporting heavy materials you can best utilize Wyoming transportation is fine tuned manner. Heavy transportation by railroads and highways are possible in Wyoming. Most importantly, if you take road transportation services for the purpose of heavy material transportation, you need to worry for high tax. Tax facilitation for highways is considerably lesser than railways.

Wyoming transportation is a well planned transportation system as it provides a hassle free mode of transportation by all means. Whatever the mode of transportation you select, you will get a convenient system of traveling around the state.

Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT )

Wyoming Department of Transportation Agency Overview
WYDOT Formed 1991
WYDOT Preceding Agency Wyoming Highway Department
WYDOT Jurisdiction State of Wyoming
WYDOT Headquarters 5300 Bishop Blvd Cheyenne, Wyoming
WYDOT Employees 2,000
WYDOT Agency Executive John Cox, Director
WYDOT Child Agency Wyoming Highway Patrol
Wyoming Department of Transportation Website