For more than 100 years, the Detroit region’s well connected transportation infrastructure has served the automotive industy’s supply chain and is well positioned to become the next transportation logistics hub. With a vastly integrated highway and freeway system, seven international border crossings, five major airports and several airfields, four public transportation authorities, a deep water marine port and eight rail yards, people and goods move easily throughout the region, United States and North America.
- State of Michigan Map Provided by the State of Michigan.
- Downtown Detroit Map Provided by the Detroit Economic Growth Corp.
- I-75 runs north from Florida to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
- I-94 runs west from Port Huron, through Detroit, to Montana.
- I-96 runs northwest from downtown Detroit to Grand Rapids and Muskegon.
- Bishop International Airport (Flint) – General aviation and air cargo services.
- Detroit/Wayne County Metropolitan Airport (Romulus) – 16 major national and international airlines with nearly 1,500 daily departures and arrivals.
- Detroit City Airport (Detroit) – General aviation and air cargo services.
- Oakland International Airport (Waterford) – Second-busiest airport in Michigan.
- Willow Run Airport (Ypsilanti) – Reliever airport for Detroit Metro Airport. The third largest cargo airport in the country.
The Detroit Region offers three passenger border crossings into Canada. For information on documentation regarding crossing the border, visit read the U.S. Custom’s and Border Protection brochure Know Before You Go.
- The Ambassador Bridge – Located in Southwest Detroit, the bridge is North American’s busiest border crossing.
- The Detroit Windsor Tunnel - Located in downtown Detroit serves as an alternative to the Ambassador Bridge. Check for traffic delays.
- Blue Water Bridge – Connect Port Huron to Sarnia, Ontario.
Port of Detroit
- Two full-service terminals, a liquid-bulk terminal and a bulk facility and a single-dock facility which can handle up to 10 ocean-going vessels at a time.
- Fully equipped to handle all types of cargo.
- The City of Detroit-Dept. of Transportation (D-DOT) offers more than 50 routes serving the city of Detroit.
- Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) offers 55 routes serving Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.
- The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority (AATA) offers 26 routes serving Washtenaw County.
- The People Mover is a 2.9-mile elevated system serving downtown Detroit. The system travels in a continuous loop around the downtown area with 13 stops.