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Moving Business Forward

运输 和 物流

Rising from the flatl和s in the geographic center of America is a region whose heritage as a nexus of global commerce transcends its Midwestern roots. 定位d at the confluence of some of the country’s major interstate 和 railroad systems, the Greater Wichita region is perfectly positioned to serve as a critical operation hub — connecting businesses to suppliers 和 customers in all corners of the country.

的 Greater Wichita region is positioned to propel business growth forward. At the geographic center of the country, our businesses are able to deliver finished goods to all U.S. markets faster than anywhere else.

Convenient Connections to Everywhere

For companies manufacturing products in the region 和 shipping them to global customers or importing commodities to the local market, the benefits of locating in the Greater Wichita region begin with business-supportive, high-quality transportation infrastructure. 

的 region’s manufacturing economy has helped drive the need for efficient movement of raw materials 和 finished goods, resulting in a state highway system ranked among the top ten in the nation for quality by the Reason Foundation. 运输 opportunities go beyond l和-based options with the Greater Wichita region’s close proximity to the deep-water port at Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Port of Catoosa. 

  • I-35 和 I-70 connect the Greater Wichita region to both coasts 和 Canada 和 Mexico. 
  • Two major rail carriers, BNSF联合太平洋铁路, transport goods from anywhere in the nation. Short-line service is provided by WATCO, the nation's largest privatley held short-line railroad company.
  • Air freight is accommodated at the new 德怀特·D. Eisenhower National Airport with advanced facilities for cargo h和ling 和 service provided by a full complement of major carriers.
  • Across the region, 33 area airports provide commercial freight 和 passenger service to the nation.
  • Close proximity to the 塔尔萨港 of Catoosa, Okla., one of the largest, most inl和 river ports in the U.S., connecting to the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 你的90%.S. markets including Chicago, New York, 和 Los Angeles, are within a three-day drive away.

Low Costs of Business 和 Manufacturing Operations

Building for future expansion just makes sense in the Greater Wichita region, where optimal real estate options make future business growth easier to realize. 的 flat topography allows for affordable, contiguous expansion of existing buildings 和 campuses, 和 the Wichita-specific speculative building abatement program offers ready-to-go industrial buildings with over 100,000 square feet, making them perfect for warehousing space. 

  • Low commercial utility 和 lease rates are just two ways that the Greater Wichita region supports businesses of all types 和 sizes.
  • 塞奇威克 County Foreign Trade Zone exempts companies from paying duty or federal excise tax while goods remain in the zone or are exported.
  • 的 Greater Wichita region is training the next generation of talented professionals with masters-degree programs in global supply chain management at two universities 和 certification curricula at community colleges 和 technical schools in the region.


  • From shovel-ready sites to ready-to-go buildings, the Greater Wichita region has an inventory of affordable properties that will undoubtedly fit your client’s needs. 搜索 Available Properties throughout the Greater Wichita region
  • Discover the range of 激励 和 Financing for businesses exp和ing 和 growing in the Greater Wichita region.
Adrienne Korson

Director of Economic Development

Adrienne Korson

Get in touch with our team to learn how the Greater Wichita region can accelerate your business operations toward the future.

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