Logistics

Interstate & Highway Access System
Anderson benefits from a strategic interstate and highway access system. Positioned in the heart of Midwest United States, Anderson is located on the I-69 corridor just northeast of Indianapolis, Indiana’s capital city where four major interstate highways, I-69, I-65, I-70, and I-74, intersect via I-465.

Anderson not only offers immediate access to I-69, but it also offers a quick 15- to 20-minute drive to I-70 via State Roads 9 and 109. Seventy-five percent of the United States population is within eight hours drive from Anderson.

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Transportation Radius Map
Distance and Drive-Time to Other Midwestern Cities

  Chicago Indianapolis Detroit Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati Louisville St. Louis
Distance (miles) 206 39 246 292 169 119 149 282
Drive-Time (min) 185 40 222 260 153 123 133 248
Port and Rail Access
Anderson benefits from having extensive CSX rail lines across the City.  Not only many of Anderson's industrial properties are rail-served, twp Intermodal yards are located within 50 miles of Anderson, allowing companies to transport their raw materials and goods across the country very quickly and efficiently.  Indiana is also home to three ports on the Ohio River and Lake Michigan.

Port

Address

Rail Miles

Highway Miles

Drive-Time

Burns Harbor

6625 S. Boundary Dr., Portage, IN  46368

271

180

2 hr. 55 min.

Jeffersonville

5100 Port Rd., Jeffersonville, IN  47130

142

140

2 hr. 15 min.

Mt. Vernon

2751 Bluff Rd., Mt. Vernon, IN  47620

225

240

4 hr. 30 min.


The Senate Avenue Internodal Terminal
1500 South Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46225

CSX Avon Yard
501 South County Road 800 East
Avon, IN 46123

Airport Access

Anderson is less than an hour away from the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), one of the largest FedEx hubs in the United States. Anderson also has its own regional airport, Anderson Municipal Airport, with two large runways as well as its own control tower. 

Anderson Municipal Airport
Runway 12/30: 5400 x 100 ft (1646 x 30 m)
Runway 18/36: 3400 x 75 ft (1036 x 23 m)
282 Airport Road
Anderson, IN 46017
(765) 648-6293

Runway
National Logistic Rankings
The State of Indiana ranks in the top 10 in 53 national logistics categories. Among those top rankings are:

  • First in path-through highways
  • First in shortest distance to median center of U.S. population
  • First in rail tons of primary metals originated
  • First in rail tons of primary metals terminated
View the complete listing of the Indiana’s Logistics Ranking.