Transportation & Logistics
Prince George is strategically located on the shortest trade route between Asia-Pacific and US heartland markets providing an ideal location for transportation, logistics, manufacturing, and export operations. Prince George offers a significant amount of light industrial land ready for development with market connections via air (Prince George International Airport, Global Logistics Park), land (Highways 16 & 97), rail (CN Transload and Intermodal Facility) and sea (Port of Prince Rupert 8 hours west).
Prince George is the ideal location for developments looking to take advantage of international and domestic trade including, but not limited to: transportation depots, truck terminals, warehousing & storage, freight forwarding, manufacturing and wholesale activities, as well as specific retail and other supply activities.
- The Prince George International Airport has the third longest commercial runway in Canada at 3,490m (11,450 ft). The airport’s 2,322m2 (25,000 sq.ft.) Common Air Carrier Fuel Storage was completed in 2013 and its Crossdock Facility will be erected in 2014, enhancing the airport’s competitive advantage as a refueling and tech stop for cargo flights.
- Phase one of the Prince George Global Logistics Park Development is ready to go, consisting of approximately 45ha subdivided into 19 light industrial lots ranging in size and price and located adjacent to the Prince George Airport. Ultimately the Prince George Global Logistics Park (PGGLP) will encompass 1,200ha.
- The $20M CN Prince George Intermodal and Transload Facility opened in 2007; after capacity upgrades of $3.2M announced in 2011, the terminal is now handling 700 cars per week.
- The Port of Prince Rupert has seen export trade value through the port double to $4.9B since 2007.
Transportation and Logistics Prospectus
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