Location and Transportation

DFW International Airport (DFW)
Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL)
Dallas Executive Airport (RBD)
Union Pacific Dallas Intermodal Terminal
International Inland Port of Dallas (IIPOD)
DeSoto Heliport

DeSoto is strategically positioned just south of Dallas, Texas, at the crossroads of several major U.S. thoroughfares:

  • Interstate 20 (I-20) spans over 1,500 miles from South Carolina to Texas
  • Interstate 35 East (I-35 E) runs north from the border of Mexico through DeSoto and into Minnesota
  • Interstate 45 (I-45) originates in Dallas and leads south to the Gulf of Mexico and Galveston, just past Houston  
  • U.S. Route 67, also covering more than 1,500 miles, runs across the Central United States from Iowa through DeSoto and down to Texas’ border with Mexico

Less than 25 minutes from:

Quickly accessible to airports via highway or DeSoto Heliport:

Destination Distance Travel Time
Downtown Dallas 12 miles 15 minutes
DFW International Airport 30 miles 31 minutes
Dallas Love Field 18 miles 22 minutes
Dallas Executive Airport 5 miles 8 minutes
Inernational Inland Port of Dallas (IIPOD) 21 miles 25 minutes
Union Pacific Dallas Intermodal Terminal 15 miles 17 minutes
More than 93% of U.S. markets 48 hours or less by truck
Flight time to cities on either U.S. coast 4 hours or less

DeSoto Heliport

Take advantage of the DeSoto Heliport for efficient transport. This is the only freestanding, full-service heliport in southern Dallas County. Charters are also convenient for utility and pipeline patrol, aerial tours and photography.

Public Transit

DeSoto has partnered with Star Transit to provide bus service throughout the city. Route 501 makes stops at the nearby DART Rail Blue Line, Eagle Business and Industrial Park, Methodist Charlton Medical Center and more.


Hotels are plentiful in DeSoto with locations from most major chains. A recent hotel boom is a result of our growing visitor and business traveler needs.

America’s Best Value Inn
Holiday Inn Express
La Quinta Inn
Magnuson Grand Hotel
TownePlace Suites by Marriott
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham
GLo by Best Western
Home 2 Suites by Hilton
Hampton Inn & Suites

Coming soon!

Comfort Suites by Choice Hotels
Holiday Inn (full-service, conference rooms)