Economic Development

Clark County Location/Market Access


With borders on five states, Nevada provides efficient transportation links to major western markets. Las Vegas, located in Clark County, is at the hub of an extensive transportation network on three major highway corridors: Interstate 15, U.S. Highway 95, and U.S. Highway 93.

Clark County's strategic location provides next-day freight service to 80 percent of the 11 state western region. Nearly every western city is within 2nd-day delivery time, which translates into a market totaling more than 50 million people.

More than 50 motor carriers, including several specialized carriers, serve southern Nevada. The area provides a number of warehousing and manufacturing-related support services including specialized contract haulers, full-service public warehousing, U.S. customs service, foreign trade zone and subzone accommodations, assembly and packaging support.

Mileage to/from Las Vegas, Nevada

Location Distance
Los Angeles, CA 270 miles
Phoenix, AZ 292 miles
Salt Lake City, UT 421 miles
Reno, NV 448 miles
Sacramento, CA 562 miles
San Francisco, CA 579 miles
Santa Fe, NM 632 miles
Boise, ID 663 miles
Denver, CO 748 miles
Cheyenne, WY 853 miles
Helena, MT 901 miles
Portland, OR 1,020 miles
Seattle, WA 1,259 miles

Source: Rand McNally Mileage Calculator

Return to TopThird Party Logistics

Bender Group
Bender Group focuses on providing flexible logistics solutions, delivering excellent customer service and building partnerships with companies of all sizes to improve their supply chain networks, from raw materials to consumer delivery.

CEVA Logistics
CEVA Logistics is a leading provider of end-to-end supply chain solutions demonstrating core competencies in domestic and international freight transportation, integrated logistics management and information technology.

Hopkins Distribution
Hopkins Distribution Company is well known and respected for providing global logistics, distribution, and warehousing solutions for many clients across the United States. As a Third Party Logistics (3PL) specialist, they provide their clients with a wide array of highly technical yet cost-efficient options for fulfillment, distribution and warehousing challenges.

ITS Logistics
ITS Logistics is a Nevada based, third party logistics provider offering a wide range of supply chain solutions to local and national manufacturers and distributors.

Kuehne + Nagel
Kuehne + Nagel is one of the world's leading logistics providers. Across its global network of 750 offices in more than 100 countries, the company develops and delivers integrated logistics solutions of outstanding quality and operational excellence. Tailored to industry and customer requirements.

Legacy Supply Chain Services
Legacy Supply Chain Services is a third-party logistics provider with over 37 years of supply chain experience. Our expanded North American distriibution footprint includes of 6,000,000 square feet of dedicated and multi-client space in 50 locations, across 19 states and 3 Canadian provinces. Legacy's full-service solutions include: warehousing and distribution, international transportation, North American transportation, customs and complaince, and installation services.

OHL offers a comprehensive set of logistics solutions to support customer needs throughout the world.  Their services include transportation, warehousing and distribution, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and trade consulting services. 

OnTrac is the faster, more affordable way to ship ground within the Western United States. Their ground service network reaches over 63 million consumers and saves you a transit day over the national carriers. You pay for ground service and your customers get it the next day.*

With over 20 years of experience, OnTrac has grown to become the largest regional package delivery company in the United States, helping distribution centers in Nevada speed up their deliveries while boosting profits and customer satisfaction. Companies also benefit from lower surcharges, later pickups, fewer fees, and a money-back Service Guarantee, making OnTrac a valuable asset for your West Coast operations. 

To learn more about OnTrac, please visit or contact Christopher Reed at

*subject to volume requirements & special pickup arrangements.

Schneider Logistics
Schneider Logistics provides innovative transportation and logistics technologies that optimize supply chain visibility, flexibility, and profitability.  We provide our customers with the resources they need to be successful and the power to make informed decisions that are right for their business.  Where is your business taking you?  We’ll get you there.

Return to TopForeign Trade Zones

Las Vegas is home to Foreign Trade Zone #89, foreign trade zones allow firms to bring foreign goods or raw materials for manufacturing and/or assembling into the United States without formal customs entry or payment of customs duties and government excise taxes until products leave the zone. If the final product is exported from the United States, no U.S. Customs duty or excise tax is levied. If the final product is imported into the United States, fees are only due at the time of transfer on the product or its parts, whichever is lower.

Return to TopRail Service

Southern Nevada's rail service is provided by Union Pacific Railroad. The line runs northeast/southwest through Clark County providing access to several industrial sites. The railroad provides intermodal service with daily switching frequency as well as standard boxcar and tank-car service.

Return to TopBus Service

There are many services designated to help visitors and community members get where they need to go including RTC Transit, RTC Paratransit, SilverSTAR & FDR, Mobility Training, Bike & Ride, Transit Centers and Park & Ride Facilities, and Transit Ambassadors. For more information, contact the Regional Transportation Center of Southern Nevada.

Return to TopAirports

McCarran International Airport
McCarran International Airport is located only 5 miles south of Las Vegas, NV. Each day the airport handles approximately 101,002 arriving/departing passengers, 611,270 pounds of arriving/departing cargo, 1,428 aircraft operations, and 3,349 international passengers. The airport is a customs landing rights airport. There are four runways ranging in length from 9,765 - 14,510 feet. Four fixed-base operators provide a full range of services for private aircraft.

McCarran International Air Cargo Center, through its innovative partnership with International Aviation Terminals (IAT) of Vancouver, BC, has evolved into a major air cargo facility. McCarran Air Cargo facilities are capable of handling all aircraft types and its Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) is attractive to international customers. Cargo growth will continue to play a significant role in McCarran's economic development well into the 21st century.

North Las Vegas Airport

North Las Vegas Airport is a general aviation airport located at the north end of the Las Vegas Valley, just 9 miles from the center of the Las Vegas Strip. The airport is accessible 24 hours a day with pilot-activated runway lighting on both runways. Air traffic control tower hours are 6:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. daily. There are no landing fees. 100LL is available 24 hours a day through credit card, self-service pumps; full-service Jet A and 80 Octane are offered at competitive prices. The airport offers courtesy drop-off service to hotels within a five (5) mile radius of the airport, subject to vehicle and personnel availability. The airport has two lighted, asphalt runways each measuring approximately 5,000 feet in length.

Henderson Executive Airport
Henderson Executive Airport is located just 11 miles south of Las Vegas. It has one asphalt, lighted runway approximately 5,000 feet in length. Henderson Executive Airport offers convenient transient parking, on-airport rental cars, and full-service 100 LL Avgas and Jet A.

Jean Sport Aviation Center
Jean Sport Aviation Center is located 20 miles south of Las Vegas on I-15.

Return to TopAir Cargo Information

Through its partnership with Marnell Properties, McCarran International Airport has evolved into a first-class air cargo facility.  Part of the master McCarran International Airport expansion plans, the air cargo center is 200,928-square-foot freight and distribution facility which opened fall 2010 offering built-to-suit suites for tenant.  For more information please visit

Air Cargo Numbers
Month 2012 2013 2014 2015
January 15,431,110 18,202,323 18,141,640 18,587,717
February 15,719,834 16,898,767 16,706,653 18,139,611
March 16,861,570 18,378,645 18,305,632 19,232,438
April 15,689,856 16,539,236 18,107,559 18,143,079
May 17,214,762 18,221,118 18,668,730 17,862,470
June 15,644,859 15,759,070 17,174,994 16,274,857
July 14,592,636 15,221,594 16,898,242 17,327,564
August 16,994,643 16,226,422 17,369,857  
September 16,795,769 15,532,191 17,450,899  
October 18,622,086 17,710,498 19,427,212  
November 18,581,651 17,028,499 17,814,511  
December 19,297,020 19,376,947 21,437,660  
Totals 201,445,796 205,095,310 217,503,589 125,567,736

Source:McCarran International Airport | Doing Business | Statistics