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Transportation & Logistics

When figuring out where to locate your business, you must consider where your end product will likely be needed. Whether it will end up across town or across state lines, your location in Dayton will make it easy to get you and your products to where they need to go in a timely manner.

Choose Dayton for your logistics business site!

There is no place quite like Dayton, and the people at Dayton Logistics agree! Dayton is an optimal location for you and your logistics business. Distribution businesses, a large number of available workers and workforce development are just some of the factors that make Dayton ideal. The logistics job market is expected to grow 22% by the year 2022. For more information about logistics and doing business in Dayton, visit the Dayton Logistics website.

If you are looking to start a new logistics business or move your current business, the City of Dayton Office of Economic Development has the answers you're looking for.

No matter where you are headed, Dayton is your connection to the world!

We have one of the largest 90-minute markets in the country, easy access to transportation networks, and one of the shortest commute times in the nation for your valuable employees.

Distance to
Major Metro Areas

Metro Area


Atlanta, GA     536
Chicago, IL     295
Cincinnati, OH     52
Cleveland, OH     217
Columbus, OH     71
Detroit, MI     213
Indianapolis, IN     112
Lexington, KY     134
Louisville, KY     154
Pittsburgh, PA     263
St. Louis, MO     356
Washington, D.C.     470
*Source:  Google Maps


Commute Times


Avg. Time (min.)

Atlanta 30.6
Chicago 31
Cincinnati 23.9
Cleveland 24
Columbus 22.7
Dayton 20.8
Fort Wayne 20.7
Huntsville 21.7
Indianapolis 24.1
Louisville 23.2
*Source:  U.S. Census Bureau

Easy To And Through!

Whether you are flying out of the Dayton International Airport, or utilizing the I-70/75 interchange, your business can quickly reach customers near and far. 

Dayton International Airport is only 9 miles from downtown and is equipped with 3 runways that accommodate 61 daily non-stop flights. A 10,900 ft. Primary Runway, 7,000 ft. Parallel Runway, and 8,500 ft. Crosswind Runway are ready for your transportation needs!

Airport Service Snapshot


Flight Time

Atlanta 1 hour, 30 minutes
Charlotte 1 hour, 16 minutes
Chicago 1 hour, 4 minutes
Dallas 2 hours, 40 minutes
Detroit 1 hour, 7 minutes
Minneapolis 1 hour, 58 minutes
Newark 1 hour, 55 minutes
New York 1 hour, 41 minutes
Pittsburgh 55 minutes
Philadelphia 1 hour, 22 minutes
St. Louis 1 hour, 24 minutes
Washington D.C. 1 hour, 10 minutes
*Source: Dayton International Airport (flights may vary)

Ohio's railroads provide access to markets nationwide and directly connect to the Port of Toledo.  Dayton is served by both CSX and Norfolk Southern, and rail sites are available.  To find out more about Dayton's infrastructure, contact us at (937) 333-3634.

City of Dayton
101 West Third Street #430 - PO Box 22
Dayton, Ohio 45401-0022
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