RAGBRAI XLIV Countdown – July 24-30, 2016
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Airport Shuttles



Travel to the starting point of RAGBRAI and back home from the ending point of the ride is the responsibility of the registrant. Many rely on relatives and friends for transportation while others take chartered buses offered by bicycle clubs, bicycle shops and other organizations. You could choose to fly into Des Moines, Iowa, Chicago, Illinois, Moline, Illinois (Quad Cities), St. Louis, Missouri or Omaha, Nebraska and take a charter to the starting town and a charter back to Des Moines, Chicago, Moline, St. Louis or Omaha from the ending town. The route does change each year so starting and ending towns will not be the same from year to year. RAGBRAI personnel will be glad to answer any logistical questions you may have.

 

Glenwood, IA

If you are flying to the start of the ride in Glenwood, there will be shuttle service available to the start town from area regional airports including Omaha Eppley Airfield in Omaha Nebraska, or the Des Moines International Airport.  Please contact the following charter services for possible pricing and availability.

 

(Omaha International Airport – Eppley Airfield OMA)

  • RON OMAN CHARTERS
    801 Rock Island Ave
    Cherokee, IA  51012-2153
    Daytime Phone: 712-261-2226
    Evening Phone: 712-225-2215
    E-mail: remlo@ncn.net
    Web Site: ronomancharters.com

 

(Des Moines International Airport – DSM)

 

Muscatine, IA

Shuttle service from the end in Muscatine to surrounding airports will be available by making travel arrangements with the following services.  Please contact the shuttle company for pricing and availability.

 

(Quad City International Airport MLI)

  • ACT II TRANSPORTATION
    Rick Lawson
    800-769-8891
    info@actiitransportation.com
    www.actiitransportation.com

 

(Quad Cities Airport, Eastern Iowa Airport/Cedar Rapids)

  • AIRPORT EXPRESS
    800-383-2219
    www.limosbyexpress.com

 

(Des Moines International Airport DSM)

 

(Omaha International Airport – Eppley Airfield OMA)

  • RON OMAN CHARTERS
    801 Rock Island Ave
    Cherokee, IA  51012-2153
    Daytime Phone: 712-261-2226
    Evening Phone: 712-225-2215
    E-mail: remlo@ncn.net
    Web Site: ronomancharters.com

 

(Chicago O’Hare (ORD) & Midway (MDW) Airports)

 

(Rockford International Airport RFD)

 

(Private and Small Groups)

  • ACT II TRANSPORTATION
    Rick Lawson
    800-769-8891
    info@actiitransportation.com
    www.actiitransportation.com
  • VIP TRANSPORTATION
    309-314-1165
    www.viptransportation1.com

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