The Toledo and Northwest Ohio region is located within a day’s drive of nearly half the U.S. and Canadian industrial markets. Within a 300 mile radius of Toledo, our region has access to the most industrial square footage in the U.S. and Canada. No other site in North America can make a similar claim. The Lake Erie Port of Toledo is a multi-modal transportation hub. The seaport, rail station, two airports and Foreign Trade Zone 8 are managed by the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority.
Air: Toledo Express Airport, 9 miles north of Waterville – longest runway is 10,600 feet – air cargo hub and 279,000 sq. ft. sort facility with 24-hour service ground handling – 30 truck high bays and no pallet height or weight restrictions – within an hour of 3 major rail lines. www.toledoexpress.com
Detroit Metro International, 72 miles North. www.metroairport.com
Metcalf Executive Field, 20 miles East
Rail: Passenger Station: Amtrac Station in Toledo. www.amtrac.com
Regional Freight: Fifth largest rail hub in the U.S. The CSX Intermodal Terminal serves a double-stack freight rail corridor between East Coast seaports and the Midwest. This intermodal terminal can handle more than 30 container trains per day and operates on 24,000 feet of working track and parking for 280 units. The terminal can handle 500,000 to 600,000 lifts per year.
Deep Water Port: Port of Toledo: 12 miles; accommodates ships to 740’ long, 78’ wide, and 26’6” draft.
Serviced by 15 Seaport Terminals, the Port handles over 12 million tons of cargo and 700 vessel calls per year. The Port of Toledo has the largest landmass on the Great Lakes and links to global markets through the St. Lawrence Seaway. www.toledoseaport.org
Highways: The Toledo area is intersected by 3 of the country’s most traveled interstate highways, I-80 (east-west from NY to CA); I-90 (east-west from MA to WA); and I-75 (north-south from MI to FL). The area is also a center for the trucking industry (UPS and FedEx distribution centers).
Bus: TARTA throughout Toledo Metropolitan Area, fixed route service and “Call-a-Ride curb to curb service.