Northeast Indiana’s geographic position and multimodal connection to major markets make it a principal “hub to the Midwest.” Northeast Indiana’s central location makes Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit and Indianapolis reachable within a three-hour drive. In addition to quickly reaching private industry, there are more than 200,000 graduates from Tier 1 and Tier 2 universities within 200 miles of Northeast Indiana, with major universities like Notre Dame, Purdue University, Indiana University, Michigan State University and The Ohio State University all nearby. Northeast Indiana is strategically located in the middle of everywhere – providing the prime access your business needs.


The runway at Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) has a nearly 12,000-foot runway and is long enough to handle any type of aircraft, including the Space Shuttle.  I-80/90, America’s longest interstate highway running from Boston to Seattle, and I-69, which is planned to run from Mexico to Canada, are part of a transportation network that includes seven US highways and more than 20 state roads.  

Rail service includes CSX, Norfolk Southern, Genesee & Wyoming and Indiana Northeastern Railroad. Two international ports, Burns Harbor and Port of Toledo are within 125 miles of Fort Wayne. Northeast Indiana is the hub of the Midwest, allowing you to access more than 80% of the U.S. and Canadian population within a one-day drive.

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Northeast Indiana has an excess water supply and a highly reliable business infrastructure system from utilities to roads to ports. 

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