Located seven miles southeast of Richmond’s central business district, within a one hour drive of historic Williamsburg and a two hour drive from Washington, D.C., the Blue Ridge Mountains, and Virginia Beach, Richmond International Airport is the main hub to tourist attractions across Virginia. Nine air carriers currently serve RIC offering nonstop flights to major domestic destinations and connecting service to points around the globe. More than 3.5 million travelers utilize RIC annually and that number continues to grow. In addition, RIC handles approximately 115 million pounds of cargo annually, utilizing its more than 100,000 square feet of warehouse/office space and 1,000,000 square feet of ramp space.
The Port of Richmond is Central Virginia’s domestic and international multi-modal freight and distribution gateway on the James River serving waterborne, rail and truck shippers throughout the Mid-Atlantic states. The Port is owned by the City of Richmond, managed by the Port of Richmond Commission and operated by Federal Marine Terminals, Inc. (FMT), a private company. The operator provides stevedoring services on a full range of Supply Chain services including export packaging and transfer, and warehouse and inland distribution services.
GRTC provides fixed bus service and specialized services such as CARE, C-VAN, and RideFinders in the Greater Richmond area. A fleet of 186 buses travels over 40 separate routes within the City of Richmond and Henrico County. GRTC is considered one of the most efficient transit systems in the United States.
RideFinders, a division of GRTC Transit System, is the regional non-profit agency that works to move more commuters in fewer vehicles throughout the Central Virginia region to protect air quality and increase the efficiency of the region’s transportation network.
Rail is the right option for some types of cargo. CSX and Norfolk Southern can help you move your goods across the nation and beyond.
Amtrak offers passenger rail service, whether you need to travel to Washington, D.C. or across the country.