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Market Access

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Market access is a primary advantage to locating a business in Staunton. Our exceptional network of interstate, rail, and air services ensure that Staunton is optimally connected to U.S. and global markets.


Staunton’s ground transportation network includes major highways like Interstate 81, Interstate 64, Route 250 and Route 11. Twenty-five freight logistic companies service the area.


Amtrak serves the metro region with a station in downtown Staunton. Buckingham Branch Railroad, a privately held FRA Class III short-line railroad, provides strategic track connections to CSX and Norfolk Southern lines.


Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD) offers commercial jet service and first-class general aviation facilities with a 6,000-foot runway. The Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) offers additional commercial service with US Airways, United, Delta, and American Airlines. International and domestic air service is provided at Dulles International Airport (IAD).

The Shenandoah Valley's central East Coast location is within a two-day drive time of approximately 70% of the US population and over 307,000 manufacturing establishments.