Howard/Cooper County Regional Port Authority

Moving an average of $4.1 billion of cargo annually, Missouri waterways provide low-cost transportation benefits to businesses from around the globe. Each Missouri port authority operates one or more public terminals – providing a range of cargo transfers and storage as well as land for industrial development. With an average of over 35 years of experience in economic development, Missouri port authorities can provide your business with friendly, direct and responsive service, making us central to your success.

The Port of Howard/Cooper County is located on the Missouri River at mile 196.5 on the left bank, directly across from Boonville, MO. It is the only public facility between Kansas City and St. Louis. There are no dams or locks obstruct the channel of the Missouri River from this site to its junction with the Mississippi River in St. Louis.

Transportation and Market Access

  • Adjacent to US Hwy. 40, Missouri Hwy. 5 and Hwy. 87 and I-70

  • Within one mile of the Missouri Pacific Railroad

  • Only Missouri River public shipping access between Kansas City and St. Louis

Industrial Development

  • 18 Acre site is currently owned by the port authority with close proximity to existing dock for future dock or laydown/storage area

  • Available utilities include three-phase and single-phase electric, as well as water and gas

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Howard/Cooper Co. Regional Port Authority
John Sponaugle
P.O. Box 106
Boonville, MO 65233
(660) 882-5858