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The City of Akron is perfectly located to serve as your businesses pipeline or main conduit to all parts of the United States and Canada. Some advantages include:

  • Within a 500 mile radius of 57% of the U.S. population, 55% of all U.S. manufacturing plants, and 60% of the U.S. effective buying power.
  • Overnight rail and truck service to major metro areas including, but not limited to, New York, Chicago, Toronto, and Washington, D.C.
  • Three Class-1 railroads and two international airports
  • Three foreign trade zones
  • Two nearby airports
  • Nearby seaports

Click one of the links below to learn more about the City of Akron's business climate:

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Transportation Network


  • Akron businesses are well served by highway, air, rail and waterways.

  • The excellent interstate highway system and more than 150 trucking firms afford single-day delivery to approximately 11 million people and 60% of America’s buying income.

  • The Akron/Canton Regional Airport (www.akroncantonairport.com/) offers complete commercial passenger/freight service and is located just minutes south of Akron right on interstate 77.
  • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (www.clevelandairport.com), just 40 miles north of Akron, provides air access to all parts of the United States and the world.
  • Rail service provided by CSX, Wheeling & Lake Erie, and Norfolk & Southern.
  • The Port of Cleveland (www.portofcleveland.com) and the St. Lawrence Seaway (www.greatlakes-seaway.com) link Akron to the Atlantic Ocean.

Source: Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce

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Mayor's Office of Economic Development 166 S. High Street Akron, Ohio 44308 Phone:330.375.2133

Mayor's Office of Economic Development 166 S. High Street Akron, Ohio 44308 Phone:330.375.2133



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