Transportation & Infrastructure

Incomparable access to major east-west and north-south highways and convenient to international air travel allows residents and businesses to reach any destination with ease. Ohio's transportation network facilitates business and personal travel and leaves residents satisfied that our roads lead them back to their St. Marys home.


Highway Transportation

Interstate 75: North towards Toledo, OH; South towards Cincinnati, OH
US 33: West towards Ft. Wayne, IN; East towards Columbus, OH

Located adjacent to US 33 and only ten miles to Interstate 75, St. Marys is strategically located to take advantage of Ohioís transportation advantages. Chicago, Cleveland, Cincinnati and St. Marys area all within a days drive of 63% of the manufacturing facilities and 80% of US Corporate Headquarters. This strategic location and easy access to profitable markets will lower your cost of doing business.

Distance To Major Cities

 

 

Ft. Wayne, IN

57

 

Chicago, IL

216

Dayton, OH

57

 

Pittsburg, PA

261

Columbus, OH

97

 

Erie, PA

268

Toledo, OH

103

 

Buffalo, NY

356

Cincinnati, OH

112

 

Knoxville, TN

359

Indianapolis, IN

125

 

Nashville, TN

382

Detroit, MI

159

 

Toronto, Canada

392

Cleveland, OH

171

 

Wheeling, WV

392

Flint, MI

201

 

Rochester, NY

425

Louisville, KY

209

 

Memphis, TN

555


Rail Transportation

RJ CORMAN RAILWAY CO.

Rail service is provided from Lima westward to the Indiana line and southward to Minster. This is a short line railroad that connects with major carriers in Lima, Oho. Norfolk Southern traffic is also interchanged on the west of the line at Portland Indiana, thus substantially cutting transit time of rail traffic coming from the west. The RJ Corman Distribution Center provides transloading services and JIT Delivery for all the businesses that may not be adjacent to rail. This facility provides loading, unloading, storage and delivery of your products.


Air Transportation

DAYTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Dayton International Airport located approximately sixty (60) miles south via St. Rt. 29 and 33 to Interstate 75. Major air carriers include: AirTran Airways, American Eagle, Comair, Continental/Continental Express, Delta, Frontier, Northwest, Midwest Connect, United/Unites Express, US Airways/US Airways Express.

Nonstop destinations: Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Tampa, Washington DC

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PORT COLUMBUS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

90 miles east of St. Marys via US 33
Air Carriers: Air Canada Regional, American/American Eagle, Continental/Continental Express, Delta/Delta Connection, JetBlue Airways, Midwest Connect, Northwest/Northwest Airlink, 2525, Skybus Airlines, Southwest, United/United Express, US Airways/US Airways Express, USA 3000

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TOLEDO EXPRESS AIRPORT

70 miles northeast of St. Marys on Interstate 75
Air Carriers: Allegant Air, American Eagle, Continental Connection, Delta Connection, NWA Airlink

Toledo Express provides regional business travelers with a variety of flight options and is also one of Ohio's three air cargo hubs.

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NEIL ARMSTRONG GENERAL AVIATION AIRPORT

6 miles southeast of St. Marys via SR 29
Auglaize County's Neil Armstrong Airport is one of Ohio's best county general aviation airports. Named for Neil Armstrong, Auglaize Counties native son and first person to walk on the moon, the airport handles a high volume of air freight and corporate travelers. It has a 5,000-foot long by 100-foot wide runway with precision instrument landing systems. It is capable of accommodating any size corporate aircraft. A number of our local industrial companies maintain hangers for their corporate jets adjacent to the runway. This provides convenient access for domestic and international flights from the Armstrong Airport. The airport averages 30 flights daily and more than 350 tons of airfreight annually.

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AIR CARGO HUBS

Three air cargo hubs are also a critical component of Ohio's air transport network. Located at Rickenbacker, Columbus, Toledo Express, and Wilmington, Ohio, these intermodal transport opportunities provide seamless air-to-rail, air-to-highway, and air-to-water connectivity.
St. Marys is located within 70-100 minutes of all three Ohio air cargo hubs.


Water Transportation

OHIO'S WATER PORTS

Nine ports on Lake Erie and 16 terminals along the Ohio River rank Ohio the fourth-largest maritime state by tonnage moved. Because Ohio Port Authorities frequently offer both water and air transport, Ohio's maritime system proves a critical advantage in product transport. St. Marys is located about midway between the Port of Toledo on Lake Erie and numerous terminals on the Ohio River near Cincinnati. Interstate 75 provides a direct link between both maritime options.

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PORT OF TOLEDO

70 miles northeast of St. Marys on Interstate 75
The Port of Toledo, located at the confluence of the Maumee River and Lake Erie, links producers and consumer to domestic and international markets. With nearly seven miles of seaway draft waterfront and integrated access to rail, trucking, and air transport, the Port of Toledo is one of the busiest and most diverse transportation centers on the Great Lakes.

The Port of Toledo's Overseas Cargo Center provides 150 acres of ample warehouse and open storage along nearly one mile of straight-line wharf. It is served by gantry cranes along the entire wharf. Ships from throughout the world discharge and load the most diverse cargos of all the Great Lakes ports.