Conveniently connecting the world to you. With reliable, low-cost utilities and a wide variety of transportation options, Sandusky County, Ohio has a lot to offer businesses of any size. The ability to conveniently transport product by air, roads, and rail and via our reliable telecommunications infrastructure — as well as easily travel to other areas of the state, country and world — makes Sandusky County a great place to live and do business.


Intermodal transportation is one of the many reasons Ohio is a leader in industry and commerce by providing a strategic location from which businesses produce, assemble and distribute their finished goods. Rail runs throughout Sandusky County, Ohio and could service covered warehousing space or open space. Railroads have been an important part of Sandusky County, Ohio infrastructure since the 19th century. With both CSX and Norfolk Southern operating rail lines through the Sandusky County region, our rail serves a variety of customers. Regional and shortline railroads also keep Ohio competitive locally and nationally.

Northern Ohio & Western Railway (NOW) operates over 25 miles of trackage southeast of Toledo, extending from Woodville to Tiffin, Ohio. The communities served by NOW are within the I-75 corridor and have a significant and growing industrial base, along with a plentiful supply of developable land. NOW works closely with the economic development agencies of Seneca and Sandusky Counties to attract new industries.

Principal commodities transported are limestone, lime, and pressed board. NOW customers have access to both Class I eastern railroads, CSXT and Norfolk Southern. Learn More >


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Bellevue, Ohio in Sandusky County, is also home to the largest rail yard on the Norfolk Southern system after the completion of a $160M investment project that doubled its size. It is one of NS’ primary classification yards, where freight cars are collected and sorted for their final destinations.  Moorman Yard in Bellevue is midway between Chicago and New York promoting fluid movement of long-distance freight across the entire rail network. Learn More >


CSX Intermodal, Northwest Ohio is located 48 miles away from Sandusky County. This terminal serves Domestic and International intermodal freight. The following products are available at this location: UMAX, Private Containers, and RailPlus. Visit ShipCSX to access terminal schedules.


Norfolk Southern Intermodal Terminal is conveniently located 41 miles away from Sandusky County. Serving Domestic and International freight, capabilities include TOFC/COFC, EMP (53’) and ExpressNS. Visit Norfolk Southern Toledo, Ohio to access terminal schedules and maps.


With affordable easy access to most major markets and robust infrastructure, Sandusky County, Ohio is an attractive location for companies of all sizes. The Ohio Turnpike (I-80/90) plus nearby I-75, major highways like US Rt 6, 20 and 23 and fifteen other highways (12, 18, 19, 51, 53, 101, 105, 300, 412, 510, 523, 582, 590, 600, 635) all serve Sandusky County. The Sandusky County highway system covers roughly 412 lane miles. These highways systems provide direct linkage to other major east/west and north/south interstate corridors and serve as connector roadways to residents and businesses located in rural areas.

Toledo, OH

Distance: 36.6 miles

Drive: 45 mins

Detroit, MI

Distance: 88 miles

Drive: 1 hr 50 mins

Cleveland, OH

Distance: 87 miles

Drive: 1 hr 45 mins

Akron, OH

Distance: 109 miles

Drive: 2 hrs 10 mins

Columbus, OH

Distance: 108 miles

Drive: 2 hrs 10 mins

Cincinnati, OH

Distance: 207 miles

Drive: 4 hrs


Port of Cleveland on Lake Erie is 87 miles from Sandusky County. It has the best heavy lift capacity on the Great Lakes. Port facilities include nine berths and 6,500 linear feet of dock space. Docks are maintained at a full seaway depth, which is 27 feet. The docks have excellent connections to three major interstates (I-71, I-77, I-90), as well as the Norfolk Southern and CSX railroad. Four terminal operators use port facilities: Oglebay-Norton, Essroc, Kenmore Construction, Federal Marine Terminals.

Port of Toledo, located at the confluence of the Maumee River and Lake Erie is 38.5 miles from Sandusky County, linking producers and consumers 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 the 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. Midwest Terminals is located at the Port of Toledo and is full-service cargo facility: marine, rail, and truck transportation modes; commodities handling; cranes with up to 84 MT of lift capacity; and located in Foreign Trade Zone #8.


Access to domestic and international flights. Sandusky County is in close proximity to the Fremont Progress Airport, Sandusky County Regional Airport, Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, and the Toledo Express Airport.


Sandusky County Regional Airport provides Sandusky County with close proximity to a state-of-the-art general aviation airport. Making our region a more attractive place to do business and helping local businesses retain and expand. Learn More >

Runway 24/06

Dimensions: 5500 x 100 ft. / 1676 x 30 m

Surface: Asphalt, In good condition

Weight Bearing Capacity: Single wheel, 30.0

108 Avg Weekly Operations

Proud to accomodate corporate aircrafts that were formerly unable to be served and to be home of LifeFlight and Promedica.

Services Include

Corporate & Charter Sales

Automated Weather Observation System

Heated Hangar Space


Air BP Fuel (100LL) & Jet-A

Commercial Freight Handling

& More


The Fremont Progress Airport has been locally owned and operated since 1963 and has on average 105 daily operations. It provides flight training for new students and pilots looking to add a rating. Learn More >

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 2238 x 130 ft. / 682 x 40 m

Surface: Turf, In good condition

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 4137 x 60 ft/ / 1261 x 18 m

Surface: Asphalt, In fair condition

Weight Bearing Capacity: Single wheel: 13.0

Services Include

Free training consultations

Personalized service

Hangar spaces


Fuel (100LL)

Wash Hangar


Cleveland-Hopkins International

Distance: 76 miles

The primary airport serving Northeast Ohio and is the largest and busiest airport in the state of Ohio. Covering over 1400 acres with 3 runways. CLE offers 156 daily nonstop departures, serving over 60 destinations.

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Detroit Metro Wayne County

Distance: 94 miles

A major international airport in the US covering 4,850 acres. This is Michigan’s busiest airport, and one of the largest air transportation hubs in the country. DTW has more than 1,100 flights per day to and from four continents.

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Toledo Express

Distance: 42 miles

Utilized by passenger and cargo airlines, general aviation, and home to the Ohio Air National Guard 180th Fighter Wing. TOL is located near the crossing of State Route 2 and Interstate 80/90 (Ohio Turnpike Exit 52).

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