Transportation

Transportation - Spokane International Airport

Coeur d’Alene has several means of transportation, from trucking to shipping, rail and air. Coeur d’Alene is 40 miles from Spokane International Airport, which provides convenient access to air cargo and package services. Next day air and forwarding services are available.Coeur d’Alene is 113 miles from the Port of Lewiston, which is at the head of navigation of the Columbia/Snake River system. Cargo moved through the Port of Lewiston accesses ocean shipping at Portland, Oregon.The Coeur d’Alene area is also served by several trucking firms locally and in Spokane. 

Transportation access in the region is excellent! From trucking to shipping to rail & air service and even on a barge, transportation access abounds in the region. 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. Spokane International Airport is a 7,000-acre commercial service airport served by six airlines and two air cargo carriers. The airport processed nearly 3.6 million passengers and 72,376 U.S. air cargo tons in 2017. It is the second largest airport in the State of Washington and recognized by the FAA as a small hub. The Airport employs over 3,000 people and has an important and expanding airfield aerospace industry cluster. Annually, the Airport has a $1 billion annual economic impact on the Spokane Region. with … number of direct flights is 18,981? and Y number of through-puts is only 30-40 minutes away. There are more than 1,400 single stop connections from GEG to 229 unique destinations in the domestic US. GEG also offers 35 single stop connections to Canada to 6 unique destinations. Beyond the U.S. and Canada, there are 39 single stop international connections to 21 unique destinations in Europe, Asia, Mexico, and Central America.

They also have … whatever is the equivalent of DHL, with FedEx, UPS and USPS … whatever is available through the other sources … being excellent.

Air Service. 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. (http://spokaneairports.net/).
Road/Highway Access. 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)
Rail Access. Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Union Pacific provide cross-country rail to all points in the US, extending north to Canada through Canadian rail service providers. (http://bnsf.com/; www.up.com)
Port Service & 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. (http://portoflewiston.com/)

 

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