DeSoto FY21----FY22-Approved-Budget


Updated July 20 20

DeSoto Economic Development Corporation

Location The City of DeSoto, TX, is located in the Central Time Zone in southern Dallas County. DeSoto is part of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, which consists of twelve counties and over 200 cities and towns, including Dallas and Fort Worth. The DFW Metroplex is home to over 7 million people and covers 9,2 86 square miles. Its economy is one of the healthiest in the country due to its central location, DFW International Airport and other transportation resources, 23 Fortune 500 company headquarters, and an extremely diversified economic base.


Highways DeSoto is strategically positioned to all major highway and Interstate connections in the DFW Metroplex.


IH 20, located less than a mile north of DeSoto, provides direct access to Tyler and Shreveport, east of the Metroplex and Fort Worth to the west. IH 30, accessible via IH 20 & IH 635, provides direct access to Little Rock. Loop 9 construction is being plated and will connect highways 75, 35, and 67 just south of DeSoto's city limits.


DeSoto offers 4 miles of frontage along the west side of Interstate 35E (NAFTA). IH 35E extends southward to Austin and San Antonio and northward to Oklahoma City and Kansas City. U.S. Highway 67 intersects DeSoto on the west at Wheatland Road and IH 35E to the north in Dallas. IH45, accessible via IH20 provides direct access to Houston.

Air Service

DFW International Airport

Dallas/Fort Worth International is ranked as the f if teenth busiest airport in the world and serves more than 6 9 million passengers with nearly 2,0 00 flights per day. DFW provides nonstop service to 63 international and 1 90 domestic destinations. Flying times to any major North American city takes less than four hours.

Dallas Love Field

by three

Dallas airlines (Southwest , Delta & Alaska Airlines ) offering passenger service to U.S. locations. Love Field is served

Travel Times All locations in DeSoto can be reached within 15 minutes. DeSoto is also easily accessible from all parts of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex via nearby major highways.

Dallas Executive Airport

Dallas Executive Airport is a public commercial airport serving local businesses. Facilities include a 6,451 ft. concrete/asphalt runway, fixed base operations and instrument landing system.



Travel Time

DFW International Airport

31 miles

35 minutes

Dallas Love Field Airport

18 miles

22 minutes

DeSoto Heliport

Dallas Executive Airport

5 miles

8 minutes

The DeSoto Heliport includes 35,000 SF of terminal/hangar space, accommodations for both large and small helicopters, Jet-A and 100LL available 24 hours at self-serve fuel island. DeSoto Heliport is 12 miles southeast of downtown Dallas and has easy access to all DFW business centers.

Downtown Dallas

12 miles

15 minutes

Downtown Fort Worth

32 miles

35 minutes

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