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Few locations on the East Coast offer a more central location than Greater Reading, PA. Your company will thrive in our community, which offers a diverse and professional environment, along with continuous economic growth. In addition to a robust workforce, Greater Reading is conveniently located just hours away from world-class cities. You’ll find Philadelphia only 50 miles away, and both New York and Washington, D.C., just over 100 miles from our location. Even cities like Boston, Richmond and Toronto are within overnight driving distance. Rest assured, our multiple airports, freight railways, and easy-to-navigate interstates and highways will ensure that nothing stands in the way of your business and employees. We have reliable and efficient transportation networks that will keep everything within your reach.

Driving Distances

With access to major Interstates, both people and supplies can reach anywhere – quickly.

Airports & Ports

For your convenient and affordable air travel experience, you’ll be pleased to know that Greater Reading offers three international airports within an hour’s drive: Harrisburg, Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia. These airports provide you with a wide range of non-stop regional, national and international flights. At the Reading Regional Airport, you’ll find two approaches, a full terminal, and a restaurant, making it an ideal choice for charter service. Moreover, the airport is conveniently located next to two of our region’s industrial parks: Berks Park 183 and Bern Business Park.

The Reading Regional Airport received approval for an Airport Land Development Zone (ALDZ), a program that encourages and promotes the creation of new, aviation-related jobs through airports in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. New jobs can be created through the utilization of undeveloped land and/or vacant buildings owned by airports, with a $2,100 tax credit per new job created.

Learn more about Foreign Trade Zone 147 can benefit your business here.

Get the routes you need for your parts and products with our local railways! We’re here to help businesses like yours connect and transport with ease. Norfolk Southern Railroad offers a reliable intermodal network for bulk shipments, providing you access to efficient and convenient transportation. And that’s not all – the future restoration of our passenger rail service will not only offer more travel choices to support your road system, but it will also bring outstanding economic and community development opportunities for you, your employees and your business.