Where Exactly is the Middle?

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Wilmington is in the middle of the Northeast corridor between NYC and Washington, D.C.

When we say Wilmington is in the middle of it all, it's not just a figure of speech. It's a literal fact, and a tremendous strategic advantage for businesses.

  • Wilmington sits right in the middle of the U.S.'s Northeast Corridor, roughly equidistant from Washington, D.C., and New York City, within easy reach of everything essential to business success.
  • About one out of every three Americans – a massive market of over 100,000,000 people – live within a 350-mile radius of Wilmington.

Well-Connected Transportation Systems

  • The country’s most important north-south route, Interstate 95, runs right by our doorstep, minutes from downtown.
  • Executives catch high-speed passenger trains at our convenient Amtrak station.
  • New Castle County Airport, just 5 miles south of town, is a major hub for corporate and other private aircraft, and Philadelphia International Airport is just a 25-minute drive.
  • For transporting goods, you’ll have the added advantage of access to the nearby deepwater Port of Wilmington, which handles over 400 ships and five million tons of cargo a year.
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Port of Wilmington is a full-service deepwater port and marine terminal.
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Senator Tom Carper talks with fellow travelers at the Wilmington Station.
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New Castle County Airport is a major hub for corporate and private aircraft.