Located at the confluence of some of the country’s major interstate and railroad systems, Wichita is a critical operation hub — connecting businesses to suppliers and customers in all corners of the country. You can drive to the Pacific or the Atlantic in four days from Wichita. Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita has daily passenger and cargo departures to major hubs throughout the United States.
Wichita’s manufacturing economy has helped drive the need for efficient movement of raw materials and finished goods, resulting in a state highway system ranked among the top ten in the nation for quality by the Reason Foundation. Transportation opportunities go beyond land-based options with Wichita’s close proximity to the deep-water port at Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Port of Catoosa, just 50 miles from the Kansas border.
Amazon recently selected the Wichita area for two new facilities to ship and deliver bulky or larger-sized items such as patio furniture , outdoor equipment or rugs.
Additionally, Wichita has logistics operators such as FedEx, UPS and DHL.