International airports are located in both Louisville and Northern Kentucky and the Bluegrass Airport, located in Lexington, is a regional airport serving over one million passengers each year.
Also at home in Louisville is UPS Worldport, the largest fully automated package handling facility in the world. DHL Worldwide Express, located in Northern Kentucky, is a state-of-the-art, fully automated sortation center. And Lexington is home to the largest UPS ground hub in Kentucky. These facilities provide Frankfort businesses with maximum flexibility for overnight air deliveries around the world.
Louisville is home to the Louisville-Jefferson County Riverport Authority which provides a competitive advantage in handling bulk products with access on the U.S. inland waterway system from the St. Lawrence Seaway to the Gulf of Mexico.
CSX railroad provides Frankfort with direct rail service to all markets east of the Mississippi River as well as connecting service to the West Coast.
The highway system in and around Frankfort provides one-day access to well over 60 percent of the major domestic markets via Interstates I-64, I-65, I-71 and I-75. “AAA” rated highways serving Frankfort include U.S. 60, 127 and 421.
Our central location and excellent transportation systems make our region a prime site for industry.