Transportation Access

Interstates & Highways

Interstate is a definite economic strength for all types of industry. The region lies within a triangle of interstates – I-95, I-40, and I-73/74, providing excellent access across the entire half of the United States. North Carolina is currently investing billions of dollars to keep its excellent highway system modern.

Port of Wilmington

  • Designated as Foreign Trade Zone 214
  • 101,000 sq. ft. cold storage facility on-site
  • Rail service provided by CSX Transportation



Many of the region's industrial sites are served by rail. Daily rail service is available at the NC Port of Wilmington for boxcar, tanker and general cargo shipments. Rail providers include:




Air Service

Fayetteville, Jacksonville, New Bern and Wilmington offer full, regional air service, including connections via American, Delta and United.