Location and Infrastructure

Strategically located in the middle of the United States, Indiana is ideal from a logistical point of view.

6.5 million
Workforce size:
3.2 million

North to South

East to West

94,000 km2

1/4 the area of Japan

435 kilometers

Yokohama — Kyoto

225 kilometers

Nagoya — Kobe
State GDP:
278.1 billion dollars
Per capita income:

Nicknamed the Crossroads of America, Indiana has more intersecting highways than any other state. Under a program called "Major Moves", Indiana has invested $10 billion over ten years in a transportation improvement plan that is adding 644 km in new highways by 2015 as well as dozens of bridge projects and other infrastructure developments. With 14 interstates intersecting Indiana, you can be confident that your product will reach its destination efficiently.

Being the Crossroads of America doesn't limit us to interstate transportation, though. Businesses also benefit from our:

69 airports

Indianapolis International Airport was named the Best Airport in North America by the Airports Council International in 2013.

Indianapolis International Airport is the 6th largest cargo airport in the U.S. and is home to the 2nd largest FedEx hub worldwide.

42 freight railroads

Indiana is ranked 3rd in the U.S. for total freight railroads.

3 ports

Thanks to the Great Lakes to our north and Ohio-Mississippi river system along the southern and eastern portions of the state, Indiana is 6th in domestic waterborne shipping.

Indiana is home to the only statewide port system providing international connection for America's Heartland.

Access to international shipping lanes is possible via the Great Lakes/Saint Lawrence Seaway and the Gulf of Mexico.

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