About Lake Area


Madison has a variety of routes to get product and people in and out of the area.

Rail Service

BNSF Railroad imports to Madison propane and fertilizer and export grain. The rail system has other shipping capabilities available.

The Madison area is served by Burlington Northern Railroad twice weekly and unit trains are available.


Highway Accessibility

SD Highway 34 runs through Madison, and is intersected by US 81. It is 25 miles to Interstate 90 and 17 miles to Interstate 29.


Air Service

The Madison Municipal Airport services private aircraft with a friendly and forward-thinking attitude. As one of the busiest small airports in the state, the Madison Municipal Airport has welcomed the arrival of South Dakota governors, international visitors, and corporate executives. Air travel and freight are available at the Madison Municipal Airport for small non-commercial flights. The airport has lower construction and lease rates when compared to the same hangar space in larger airports. Larger retail companies often base and fly light or twin-engine airplanes from larger cities. Corporate clients often use the airport to travel cross country using turboprops.

Airport contact information:
Phone: Airport Lobby (605) 256-9774
Phone: AWOS (605)427-9389 Freq: 118.35
Madison Municipal Airport's website


Riggin Flight Services
Riggin Flight Services, located at the Madison Municipal Airport, offers a wide range of services and classes in pilot training:
- Tailwheel training
- Bush pilot training
- Mulit-engine training
- Designated pilot examiner
- Seaplane training
- Instrument training
- Ag school
- Ag spraying


Sioux Falls Regional Airport

The closest commercial airport is Sioux Falls Regional Airport (FSD) in Sioux Falls, SD, a quick 45 minute drive from Madison. Website

FIVE great airlines currently provide scheduled passenger service to the Sioux Falls Regional Airport. Connections can be made to over 200 domestic cities as well as many international destinations.

  • Frontier
  • Allegiant
  • Delta
  • United
  • American Airlines

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