Located at the intersection of two rivers, three major interstate highways, two class-A railways, two active Foreign Trade Zones and one international airport, Greater Cincinnati enjoys unbeatable proximity and a globally competitive logistics industry. Simply put, products made here get to an end-user faster by air, land or water.

Greater Cincinnati is Built to Support Business Growth.

In Greater Cincinnati, companies regularly utilize:

2 Class 1 Railroads

1 Short-Line Carrier

DHL International Shipping Hub

At CVG International Airport

Largest U.S. Inland Port

By Total Tonnage

Foreign Trade Zones 46 + 47

11 Counties Served

tristate area

By Air

The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) offers access to travel and shipping options that fit diverse business needs. With more than 80 daily, non-stop flights to North America and Europe, employees can easily move from CVG to points around the world.

The airport’s ongoing partnerships with aviation leaders and carriers means additional opportunities to connect your business to destinations around the world. In 2017 alone, CVG announced the following new carrier routes and services:



Carrier New Service Announcement Date
Market Entry
Nonstop service to Baltimore/Washington (BWI) and Chicago (MDW) January 2017
Frontier Air
Nonstop service to New York (LGA), San Diego (SAN), Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) January 2017
Enhanced service to Atlanta, Chicago (ORD), Houston (IAH), Orlando (MCO), Toronto (YYZ) Aircraft upgrades to Denver (DEN), Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) February 2017
Nonstop service to Los Angeles (LAX), Raleigh/Durham (RDU) June 2017
Frontier Air
Nonstop service added to Seattle (SEA), Miami (MIA), San Antonio (SAT), Austin (AUS), Jacksonville (JAX), Raleigh/Durham (RDU) July 2017
Frontier Air
Nonstop service to San Jose International Airport (SJC) September 2017

Source: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

And, CVG continues to work with airlines to lower the cost of flying. Passengers currently pay an average ticket price of $386, substantially lower from the average $533 paid in Q1 2014.

By Land

Greater Cincinnati sits in the heart of the United States, along an I-75 manufacturing corridor that stretches from Canada to Florida. The region’s companies can also utilize Interstates 71, 74, 275 and 471 to easily move products directly to customers.

By Water

Along more than 200 miles of the Ohio River, Greater Cincinnati is the largest U.S. inland port. Cargo boats flow through the ports of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky carrying liquids, dry bulk commodities, coal, coke products, petroleum products, fertilizers, grains and much more.