Relocating to Colorado

Looking into relocating to Colorado?  Whether you are coming by auto, train, or plane we have directions to make sure you reach your destination with as little trouble as possible.  Taking your business or your family and relocating to Colorado or anywhere for that matter can be a stressful endeavor but La Junta Economic Development is here to help.


La Junta Colorado is located on US Highway 50.  The city is 66 miles east of Pueblo Colorado and I-25.

La Junta Train Access

For many years, La Junta has enjoyed major railroad access.  We are proud to be a major connection for BSNF railroad and also an AmTrack station.

The La Junta Subdivision is a railway line owned, maintained and operated by the BNSF Railway. The line stretches for 395 miles across the south-central and southwestern parts of Kansas and the southeastern part of Colorado.

The Amtrak Southwest Chief passenger train uses the La Junta Subdivision on daily basis. About 6 to 7 trains pass in the western region of the La Junta Subdivision. Mainly agricultural and mixed freight.

La Junta Airport

La Junta airport is 3 miles north of La Junta, in the La Junta Industrial Park, off State Highway 109. Images follow the narrative below. While the facility is an uncontrolled service, it is the largest airport in southeastern Colorado, which includes two runways and 77 acres of tarmac. Numerous private and charter planes utilize the well-maintained facility year round with a maximum wheel load of 20,000 pounds.

Airport Annual statistics:

  • 8000 single engine aircraft
  • 400 twin engine aircraft
  • 60 jets
  • 10 helicopters
  • 80 Flight for Life flights
  • 300 military aircraft

If you are interested in starting, relocating, or growing your business in La Junta, Colorado, please contact us today.