Economic Development


Southern Nevada Location/Market Access


U.S. Highway 95 runs through linking the area with Reno to the north and Las Vegas to the south. UPS and Federal Express service this area. Motor freight is available from Motor Cargo, Anderson Trucking and Fleet Delivery.

Two major highways, U.S. 6 and U.S. 95, make all of the western United States easily accessible to businesses in the area. Motor freight is available from Motor Cargo, Fleet Delivery, Mohave and Anderson Trucking allowing shipments to get to 80 percent of the 11-state western region on a second-day basis. UPS and Federal Express overnight delivery also available.

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. 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.

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Destination To/From Las Vegas To/From Goldfield To/From Tonopah To/From Caliente
Las Vegas, NV   184 miles 211 miles 150 miles
Los Angeles, CA 270 miles 348 miles 375 miles 419 miles
Phoenix, AZ 292 miles 475 miles 502 miles 442 miles
Salt Lake City, UT 421 miles 435 miles 409 miles 345 miles
Reno, NV 448 miles 279 miles 252 miles 429 miles
Sacramento, CA 562 miles 395 miles 368 miles 647 miles
San Francisco, CA 579 miles 481 miles 455 miles 559 miles
Santa Fe, NM 632 miles 815 miles 842 miles 782 miles
Boise, ID 663 miles 533 miles 507 miles 511 miles
Denver, CO 748 miles 891 miles 865 miles 673 miles
Cheyenne, WY 853 miles 872 miles 846 miles 777 miles
Helena, MT 901 miles 913 miles 887 miles 850 miles
Portland, OR 1,020 miles 851 miles 824 miles 939 miles
Seattle, WA 1,259 miles 1,076 miles 1,050 miles 1,013 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.

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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.

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K-T Services provides daily bus service to Reno and Las Vegas, connecting with Greyhound.

Return to TopAirports

Goldfield Airport

The Goldfield Airport facility, one mile north of Goldfield, offers a 3,150 ft. gravel runway. Lida Junction Airport facility, fourteen miles south of Goldfield, offers a 6,450 ft. dirt runway.

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.

Lincoln County Airport

The Lincoln County Airport is located 2 miles west of Panaca, NV. The airport has a 4,600 ft. lighted and paved runway and fuel is available.

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.

There are 26 FAA registered public and private airports, airstrips and helipads located in Nye County including the following: