Easy Access to the U.S. and the World

The Lehigh Valley can get you where you need to go, however, you need to get there. By air, highway, rail, or ship, we’re close and well connected.

Driving Distance to Other Life Sciences Hubs

  • Boston: 5 hours
  • New York City: 1.5 hours
  • Philadelphia: 1 hour
  • Baltimore: 3 hours
  • Columbus: 7.5 hours
  • Research Triangle (N.C.): 7.5 hours

Exceptional National and International Reach

  • Cargo operations at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) nearly doubled to 210 million pounds in the last five years.
  • Carriers at ABE fly to 13 non-stop destinations, including major hubs such as Chicago, Atlanta, and Washington (Dulles).
  • We’re within 100 miles of 23 transportation and infrastructure assets including the Port of New York/New Jersey and Port of Philadelphia.
  • A network of rail lines is dedicated to freight.
  • Major north-south and east-west highways and interstates flow through the area, connecting to all major markets in the Northeast and Midwest.
  • The largest FedEx Ground hub in the U.S. is located here.
The Lehigh Valley is where life sciences thrive.
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