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Just 45 minutes from Downtown Phoenix, Maricopa is strategically located in the center of two fast-growing and dynamic counties: Maricopa and Pinal.

In just 18 short years, the City of Maricopa has morphed from a rural farming community into a modern and vibrant full-service suburban city.

Maricopa is outside of the density and hustle of the Phoenix Metro yet offers immediate and close access to the full range of assets that are critical to facilitate business growth and success.

We call it the Maricopa Advantage!

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Maricopa offers companies an ideal multi-modal mix of air, freight and passenger rail, and ground transportation solutions. Located only 30 miles south of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, one of the 10 busiest airports in the United States, businesses in Maricopa have nearby access to an airport served by 29 major airlines with daily service to 105 domestic and 23 international destinations. Phoenix Sky Harbor handles more than 125,000 passengers, 1,200 aircraft, and 1,000 tons of air cargo every single day.

(Source: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, 2021)

Phoenix Mesa-Gateway Airport, a second nearby airport, is located about 40 miles northeast of Maricopa, and handles nearly 1.8 million passengers annually, hosts more than 40 companies, offers nonstop service to approximately 63 domestic and international destinations, and contributes $1.3 billion annually to the Arizona economy. In addition, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport boasts access to the area’s skilled labor force, excellent year-round flying weather, three expansive runways averaging 10,000 feet, and access to international markets.

(Source: Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, 2021)

Freight Rail

For companies seeking freight rail services, Union Pacific Railroad’s east-west line – traveling the width of Arizona from Yuma to San Simon – runs through Maricopa and is part of the railroad’s Sunset Route, a 760-mile corridor between Los Angeles and El Paso. Five day a week local freight rail service is available in Maricopa for rail-served sites that have been planned with and approved by Union Pacific Railroad.

(Source: Union Pacific Railroad, 2021)

Passenger Rail

Maricopa also offers passenger rail access and is the greater Phoenix area’s Amtrak hub. Amtrak’s New Orleans-Los Angeles Sunset Limited has a scheduled stop in Maricopa, the only stop in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

(Source: Amtrak, 2021)


Access via ground transportation is immediately available by way of two major interstates (I-10 and I-8), with Maricopa conveniently located only 45 minutes from Downtown Phoenix. I-10 is the southernmost bicoastal highway in the U.S., reaching from Santa Monica, California to Jacksonville, Florida, with direct access to Phoenix and Tucson. I-8 offers easy access to San Diego, California via its east-west span, terminating just south of Maricopa.  Long-term planning includes the development of Interstate 11, an international highway that will extend from Mexico to Canada – passing directly through Maricopa.

Downtown Phoenix

45 minutes

(36.6 miles)


25 minutes

(22.0 miles)


30 minutes

(25.3 miles)

(Source: Google Maps, 2021)

With a modern, multi-modal transportation system, Maricopa offers businesses a strategic mix of air, freight and passenger rail, and ground transportation solutions.

For companies seeking a community where business, government, education and citizens care for and value each other. Where big city life is a just short drive away, Maricopa, Arizona is a pro-business community ideally located for exceptional prospects to thrive.