Public Transportation


Lockport was built as a transportation hub because of its power location along the Des Plaines River. Today, an interstate highway, 2 state roads, 2 railroads, a nearby airport, and the canal round out the current modes of transportation accessible from downtown.

  1. Airport
  2. Highway Interchanges
  3. Metra
  4. Pace Bus

Lewis Airport


Just 3 miles from Downtown Lockport is Lewis University. Lewis has an airport capable of landing small commuter jets. The airport is owned by the Joliet Regional Port District, and since 1989 has invested over $30 million dollars in the facility to meet the needs of corporate aircraft.