Brooks is located in the heart of southeastern Alberta and is the largest urban centre between Calgary, Medicine Hat and Lethbridge.
Distance to Canadian Destinations
Medicine Hat, AB
Distance to USA Destinations
Great Falls, Montana
Los Angeles, Cali.
Brooks is a transportation hub with major highways intersecting at its boundary. Located along the TransCanada Highway #1, the city is connected with both coasts and all major points in between. Secondary Highway #36 is a major route for commercial traffic and intersect Highway #1 at Brooks, connecting the city to the oilsands to the north and the US to the south.
There are two Canada/US border crossings south of the city:
Coutts, Alberta/Sweetgrass, Montana
Wild Horse, Alberta/Wild Horse, Montana
There are 14 transportation and hauling located in and serving Brooks. The companies service local industry with fully equipped to haul all products and goods to major freight centers and ports across Canada and the US.
CP Rail's main line runs through Brooks from Montreal to Vancouver, with the closest rail yard in Medicine Hat. From Calgary, there are lines heading north to Edmonton and south to the Canada/US border at Coutts.
Port of Entries
Coutts/Sweetgrass, Montana Border Crossing (24-hour, 7days a week)
Wild Horse, Alberta/Wild Horse, Montana Border Crossing (8:00am to 5:00pm, Oct 1 - May 14; and 8:00am to 9:00pm from May 15 to Sept 30, 7 days a week)
Aden, Alberta/Whitlash, Montana Border Crossing (9:00am to 5:00pm, 7 days a week)
Overnight express is available in the region through Canada Post, Purolator and Courier.
Greyhound Bus Lines maintains a terminal in Brooks.
The Brooks Airport is a part of the Alberta airport network with the airport serving the agricultural application, flight training and air charter needs in the area.