Transportation & Market Proximity
The region has excellent transportation access to air service, trucking, rail and shipping. Seattle is 5 hours away via I90 (1 hour by air), with Portland and Vancouver, BC, 6 and 7 hours away (2 hours by air), respectively.
The region is at the intersection of I90 & US95. I90 is a major east-west route across the US, linking Seattle to Boston and giving the region easy access to the east and to the northwest and beyond, through the ports of Seattle, Portland and Vancouver. US95 links to I15, creating a north-south route across the western states from Mexico to Canada. (www.itd.idaho.gov)
Spokane International Airport (GEG) provides access to all points across the globe and convenient access to air cargo and package service, with next day air and forwarding services readily available. GEG provides nonstop service to 12 cities and continuing (same plane, one stop) service to another 15+ cities. Spokane International Airport is 20-30 minutes away from Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene. (www.spokaneairports.net/)
Port Service and Shipping
Port of Lewiston is only 113 miles south via US95 (or Washington State 904). The Port is the head of navigation for the Columbia/Snake River system, moving cargo from Lewiston to the Pacific seaports. (www.portoflewiston.com/)