Unmatched market access

The Columbus Region’s geographic location gives companies access to more of the U.S. population and employment base than any other major metro area.

Unmatched market access

daily flights
intermodal terminals
people reached within a day's drive
Home to
one of the world's only cargo-dedicated airports
FTZ 138 ranked in the Top 10 in the nation for warehousing + distribution for the last 8 years.
FTZ Board Annual Report, 2019

Within a day’s drive from the Columbus Region, 45% of the country’s population and 48% of headquarters operations can be reached.

By air, John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) – located just 15 minutes from downtown Columbus – provides business travelers daily flights to major cities including New York, Chicago, Atlanta and Washington D.C.

Located 10 miles south of Columbus is one of the world’s only cargo-dedicated airports, Rickenbacker International Airport, which can help import and export goods any place, any time.

FTZ 138 (Foreign Trade Zone) encompasses all of the Columbus Region and is legally considered outside of customs territory. That means goods may be brought into the site without formal customs entry.

This region has become the hub of Honda's North American manufacturing operations.

Ron Lietzke,

Honda of America Manufacturing


One Columbus is committed to serve growing companies and ensure the Columbus Region remains a vibrant and economically healthy region.


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