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Logistics (Cecil Airport / Cecil Commerce Center)

Exceptional intermodal infrastructure makes Cecil Airport an ideal location for businesses dependent on logistics. Access to 3 major interstate highways, three other Jacksonville-based airports, and a deep water port with 3 marine terminals makes Jacksonville a transportation hub and gateway to Forida, the Southeastern United States and the world.

 

Air

The Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) is the owner/operator of a 4 airport system that serves the commercial, business and recreational needs of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. The airport system is comprised of Jacksonville International, Jacksonville Executive at Craig, Herlong Recreational and Cecil Airports.  

 

Jacksonville International Airport

  • The area’s primary commercial service and air cargo airport with approximately 100 daily departures
  • Modern state-of-the-art terminal facilities with ample, garage, surface and economy parking
  • 10,000-foot and 7,000-foot runways

 

Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport (JAXEX)

  • Serves as the airport system’s primary general aviation reliever airport and is the home base of many corporate and privately-owned aircraft. Centrally located, JAXEX offers easy access to the city’s primary business districts, downtown and the beaches.
  • Home to 2 full-service fixed based operators (Sky Harbor Aviation and Craig Air Center) in addition to a number of aviation service operations
  • Features 3,998-foot and 4,004-foot runways

 

Herlong RecreationalAirport

-Jacksonville’s premier general aviationrecreational and sport-flying airport

-Covers1,434 acres and is home to approximately 170 based aircraft

-Features3,500-foot and 4,000-foot runways

 

Pleasevisit www.flyjacksonville.com formore information.

 

Port

Jacksonville is home to one of the largest commercial cargo ports on the East Coast. Along the 30-mile stretch of the St. John’s River from the Atlantic Ocean to downtown Jacksonville,the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) owns and operates 3 public marine cargo terminals: Talleyrand, Blount Island and Dames Point.

 

  • Seaport terminals cover a combined 1,500 acres
  • Served by 25 shipping lines
  • More than 8 million tons of cargo move through the facilities each year
  • Goods for more than 100 countries are imported and exported
  • Jacksonville’s harbor is maintained at 40’ deep with improvements underway to deepen the channel to 45’
  • Blount Island is JAXPORT’s largest facility and one of the country’s largest automobile import/export centers
  • Talleyrand handles cargo including automobiles, consumer goods, paper, beef, produce and liquid cargo
  • Dames Point handles limestone and granite. It is also the site of a new 1,131 acre container terminal where container ships carrying consumer goods will sail directly between Jacksonville and Asia
  • More than 20 maritime facilities in Jacksonville’s harbor are not owned by JAXPORT; These facilities include dry docks, petroleum terminals, and the U.S. Navy’s Mayport Naval Station; These ports move an additional 10 tons of cargo annually

 

Pleasevisit www.jaxport.com for more information.

 

Ground

Major interstates and highways contribute to Jacksonville and Cecil Airport’s superior logistics center

  • I-10 begins in Jacksonville and continues on to California
  • I-95 runs through Jacksonville and provides access to the entire east coast
  • I-75 stretches through America’s heartland (US3-1, US1, US17 and US90) and provides excellent access to the nation’s roadway infrastructure
  • More than 33 million consumers are within an 8 hour drive of Cecil Airport
  • More than 100 trucking and drayage firms operate in and around Jacksonville
  • Rail-to-truck and port-to-truck facilities take advantage of this highway system
  • The city of Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) have invested billions of dollars in current Jacksonville roadway improvement projects

 

 

Rail

Three railroads support Jacksonville’s intermodal infrastructure: CSX, Norfolk Southern and Florida East Coast Railway.

 

CSX

  • Operates the largest railroad east of the Mississippi
  • Connects Cecil Airport with the rest of North America and is the only provider of transcontinental container service from LA/LB to the east coast
  • 21,000 miles of track connect Cecil Airport businesses to 70 river, ocean and lake ports, in addition to 230 shortline railroads
  • Offers superior container service in high-speed corridors connecting to population centers in the Northeast, Chicago and west at over 40 terminals
  • TRANSFLO, a CSX subsidiary, manages over 70 rail-to-truck bulk transfer facilities and reaches non-rail served customers throughout  the U.S., Canada and Mexico
  • Provides customers with site design and construction support for on-time and on-budget delivery of new facilities projects

Pleasevisit www.csx.com for more information.



Norfolk
Southern

  • Rail service to 21,200 route miles in 22 eastern states, District of Columbia & Ontario, Canada
  • Serves every major container port in the eastern U.S., and provides superior connections to western rail carriers
  • Largest rail carrier of metals and automotive products

 

Please visit www.norfolksouthern.com for more information.


Florida
East Coast Railway

  • Exclusive rail access to Port of Palm Beach, Port Everglades and Port of Miami
  • Connects to CSX and Norfolk Southern Railroads
  • Seamless rail transportation service to any point in North America and Mexico

 

Pleasevisit www.fecrwy.com for more information

 
 
 
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