Transportation/Logistics/Distribution

New Castle-Henry County has a number of strategic transportation advantages. These include proximity to two (2) instate highways, access to two (2) railroads and easy access to three (3) full service airports. Additionally, Henry County can provide businesses with the ability to create Alternative Framework Foreign Trade Zones.

  • Proximity to two (2) interstate highways – I-69 and I-70
  • Three exits along I-70 that have development potential
  • Three exits combined along I-70 and US 40 (a parallel four-lane highway) that can provide alternative routes
  • Access to two railroads –Norfolk Southern and CSX
  • Access to three full service international airports –Indianapolis, Dayton and Cincinnati

The state of Indiana also has several transportation advantages including:

  • The most highway convergence in the nation
  • The Indianapolis Airport, which has the 2nd largest FedEx hub in the world
  • No toll roads in the region
  • A AAA bond rating – One of only ten states to acquire this rating
  • Low highway congestion

Click here for summary information on why Indiana is a premiere location for the TDL industry.

Intermodal Facilities

CSX North Baltimore OH

Rickenbacker Inland Port

Joliet Intermodal Terminal

Motor Freight

ABF Freight Systems Inc. 317-788-1591

AAA Freight Lines Inc.765-332-2450

Liquid or Bulk

Switzer Tank Lines765-836-2914

Heavy Hauling

R. Norris Company765-987-8299

R&M Trucking765-332-2069

List of Indiana Trucking Companies

Fleet Directory Trucking/Transport/Logistics

Interstate Highway Access

Interstate 70 runs through southern Henry County. Henry County has three (3) exits along I-70 that are poised for development. Interstate 69 runs along the northwest corner of Henry County. Access to I-70 is available via short routes to the Anderson, IN metro area.

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Railroad Service

New Castle-Henry County is served by 3 rail providers. The Connersville New Castle Railroad can provide access to both the Norfolk Southern RR and the CSX RR.

Norfolk Southern

CSX

Connersville New Castle (CNC) Railroad

Indiana RR Map

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Indiana Port Facilities

Burns Harbor Portage, Indiana on Lake Michigan

Clark Maritime Centre Jeffersonville, Indiana on Ohio River

Southwinds Maritime Center Mount Vernon, Indiana on Ohio River

Airports

Local

Henry County Airport (New Castle, IN)

Delaware County Airport Authority-Muncie Airport (Muncie, IN)

Indianapolis Regional Airport (Greenfield, IN)

Regional

Indianapolis International Airport

Indianapolis International Airport offers 135 daily departures to an average of 34 nonstop destinations including:

Atlanta Houston Intercontinental Raleigh/Durham
Baltimore Kansas City Salt Lake City
Boston Las Vegas Sarasota
Cancun Los Angeles Tampa
Charlotte Memphis Toronto
Chicago Midway Miami Washington Dulles
Chicago O’Hare Minneapolis Washington National
Cleveland New York
Dallas/Fort Worth New York La Guardia
Denver New York/Newark
Detroit Orlando
Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood Philadelphia
Ft. Myers Phoenix

For a complete list of airlines and flights, please visit the ’Airlines & Flights’ page on the Indianapolis International Airport website.

Dayton International Airport

Dayton International Airport provides daily, nonstop service to the following cities, allowing connections on flights to any world-wide destination.

American Eagle- Chicago O’Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth

AirTran- Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington, Orlando, Tampa

Continental Airlines- Cleveland, Newark

Delta- Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul

Frontier- Denver, Milwaukee

United- Chicago-O’Hare, Denver, Washington-Dulles

US Airways- Charlotte, New York- LaGuardia, Philadelphia, Washington-Reagan

For a complete list of available flights, please visit the ’Available Flights’ page on the Dayton International Airport website.

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG)

CVG offers approximately 180 daily departures to 53 non-stop cities, including non-stop service to Paris and Toronto.

Seven carriers currently serve passengers at CVG:

Air Canada

American Airlines

Continental

Delta

United

USAir

USA 3000

CVG offers more daily flights and serves more non-stop destinations than surrounding regional airports, including Dayton, Columbus, Indianapolis, Lexington and Louisville. CVG is home to DHL’s main North America air hub.

For a complete list of available flights, please visit the ’Airline & Flight Info’ page on the CVG International Airport website.

Additional links for TDL industry

Government

University Technical Assistance Programs

Associations

Workforce Development

Industry Reports and Studies

Related Links

Below are links to economic development data websites that you might find of value:

Stats Indiana

Hoosiers By Numbers

Ball State Center for Business and Economic Research