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World-class Infrastructure

Best
Airport 4 Years in a Row
#1
Port in North America (Duluth)
#1
In the Midwest for Energy Efficiency
#2
On Time Airport in the World

We already did the heavy lifting, so you don't have to

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Whether you’re shipping goods on a barge down the Mississippi, running your business out of your tractor or shipping products around the world – we are your access point.

Supply chain logistics and moving goods to market is more efficient with:

  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), which has service to 137 and 30 domestic destinations, has been ranked – for four years in a row – as the best airport of its size in North America by Airports Council International.

  • Three interstate highways (I-90, I-94, and I-35).

  • Nine commercial airports.

  • Eight commercial ports on Lake Superior and the Mississippi River opening up domestic and global destinations.

  • Four Class I freight rail lines with over 3,500 Class I rail miles (out of a total of 4,500 freight railroad miles operated by 21 railroad companies).

  • Three foreign trade zones.

infrastructure-radius-mapYou can be connected to global markets at your fingertips with high speed broadband.

  • 92% of Minnesota households have access to 25/3 speed internet.

We invest in our workforce to help them power your business.

  • Child care grants – we have statewide child care grants aimed to help reduce the child care shortage and support workers finding affordable child care options where they live.

  • Broadband – our leading broadband program brings high speed broadband to underserved and unserved areas across Minnesota aiming to make it possible to connect to your employees no matter where they live.

  • Our workforce strategy consultants have a business development expert in every region of the state. They work in partnership with our state, regional and local-level stakeholders. They can help you with your workforce's recruitment, training, and development to ensure you get the talent you need for your operation.

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