Winslow is in Arizona’s Energy and Economic Development Corridor: the Real AZ Corridor
Winslow serves as the transportation hub of northeast Arizona. It hosts the Winslow-Lindbergh Regional Airport, which has the longest runway in northeast Arizona; a BNSF Railway switching yard and crew change facility; an AMTRAK station adjoining the historic La Posada Hotel; and the only urban-scale Interstate – 40 interchange in the region. Winslow also offers the region’s most affordable residential, commercial, and industrial property, featuring excellent development potential and easy access to regional and national markets.
- Population (2008) 10,252
- Labor Force 3,066
- Employment 2,787
Real AZ Corridor Population (2010) 89,248
Real AZ Corridor Total Labor Force (2010) 56,762
Resources (SEDI Asset Inventory 2008)
- Wind, Biomass, Bio-Fuel, Water, Potash, Solar, Sandstone, Aggregate Road Material
- (1) Coal-Fueled Power Plant nearby
- Natural Gas
- Interstate 40; SR 87
- Public airport
- BNSF Commercial Rail Service
- Winslow’s recreational access and amenities are among the most diverse and extensive in the region. Jack’s Canyon is a nationally recognized rock climbing venue; and McHood Park at the Clear Creek Reservoir provides the only fishing, boating, and swimming water recreation opportunities along the Interstate-40 Corridor east of Flagstaff. Winslow has abundant and affordable lodging and has easy access to the Grand Canyon and Petrified Forest National Parks, Wupatki and Walnut Canyon National Monuments, the Coconino National Forest, and the Sunrise and Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resorts.