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Transportation

Union County offers a prime location in terms of transportation resources being ideally positioned at the intersection of Interstate 80 and US Highway 15 with easy access to Interstates 81, 99 and 1-80. If rail service is required we have you covered there too.  North Shore Railroad, winner of 2017 Short Line of the Year awards from both from Railway Age Magazine and Norfolk Southern serves Union County customers and connects to two Class I carriers.

Highway

Highway Miles*
I-80 0
I-180 1.5
I-81 51
I-99 53
US-15 0

Airport

Airport Location FAA Code Type Distance
Williamsport Regional Montoursville, PA IPT Regional Commuter 22 Miles
Harrisburg International Middletown, PA MDT Regional Hub 78 Miles
Wilkes Barre/Scranton International Avoca, PA AVP Regional Hub 77 Miles
University Park Airport State College, PA UNV Regional Commuter 62 Miles
Philadelphia International Philadelphia, PA PHL Major Hub 169 Miles
Penn Valley Airport Selinsgrove, PA SEG General Aviation 18 Miles

Railroad

Railroad Type Distance
North Shore Railroad Short Line 0 Miles
Norfolk Southern Class I 0.8 Miles
Canadian Pacific Class I 12 Miles
Amtrak-Harrisburg Passenger 63 Miles

Port

Port Location Distance More Info
Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA 166 Miles www.philaport.com
New York/New Jersey Newark/Elizabeth, NJ 170 Miles www.panynj.gov/port
Baltimore Baltimore, MD 147 Miles www.mpa.maryland.gov
Wilmington Wilmington, DE 179 Miles www.portofwilmington.com

Commuting Patterns

Nearly half of Union County’s labor force leaves the county for work each day. Similarly over 60% of county jobs are filled by people living in neighboring counties. The chart below details these commuting patterns.

Commuting Patterns

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