Access to major markets, financial centers and universities — in the heart of America’s northeast corridor.
Close to your customers and connected to the world.
Positioned within 500 miles of one-third of the total U.S. population and two-thirds of the total Canadian population, Connecticut puts you and your business closer to millions of customers. This proximity is optimized by the state’s bold multi-modal, multi-billion-dollar transportation infrastructure investment strategy, which is working to improve highways, bridges, airports, rail and bus systems, freight and ports.
Within 500 miles of Connecticut is...
30% of the U.S.
- Gross Domestic Product
- Total Jobs
2/3 of the Canadian
- Total Jobs
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2017; CERC calculations.
Putting global business within reach.
In addition to a network of international airports and deepwater ports, the ease of global travel and freight movement by rail and highway makes the entire state a prime location for domestic and international trade.
Interconnected shipping by highway, rail and deepwater ports.
Connecticut’s interconnected ports, railways and highways expedite the transportation of goods as well as people. The state has three deepwater ports (Bridgeport, New Haven, and New London)—and a commitment from the Connecticut Port Authority to continue investing in those ports—making it ideal for national and international exports.
Served by six easily accessible airports.
You can get anywhere from here. Connecticut has an international airport and is located within easy reach of six others, including those in New York and Boston, serving two of the nation’s largest transportation and trade hubs.