Business on the Move

Robust infrastructure meets strategic location in Metro Little Rock.

Located at the heart of Arkansas, Metro Little Rock boasts a strong foundation of infrastructure that moves goods and travelers from point A to point B with ease and efficiency, all at a low cost. Airports, river ports, railways and major interstates are all within close reach. It’s no wonder Dillard’s, Walmart, Maverick and many others choose the region for their logistics and distribution operations.

Jay Chesshir, CCE President & CEO

Jay Chesshir, CCE

President & CEO


Daily Departures 55+
Clinton National Airport
Most Heavily Traveled Interstate I-30
United States
People reachable within a 550-mile radius 100 million
Metro Little Rock
Ports 2
Little Rock & Pine Bluff-Jefferson County


Unparalleled Interstate Connections

Metro Little Rock is a hub for trucking and distribution thanks to robust interstate access via I-40 and I-30, which intersect in downtown Little Rock, and I-55, which runs through the eastern part of the state. Con-Way Freight, Old Dominion and ABF Freight Systems currently operate out of Metro Little Rock.


Robust Rail Infrastructure

The Metro Little Rock area is served by Union Pacific Railroad, BNSF Railway and Amtrak (passenger service), while the Arkansas Midland Railroad and Little Rock Western serve industries and towns across the state.

The Little Rock Port Authority Railroad serves the Little Rock Port Industrial Park and connects to both the Union Pacific Railroad and the BNSF Railway. Pine Bluff’s Harbor Industrial District also offers rail service through Union Pacific and BNSF.


Convenient Air Access

Convenient Clinton National Airport in Little Rock serves 2.2 million passengers annually. It offers 55-plus daily departures to 15 different cities, from Atlanta to Washington D.C., which provide connections to destinations across the globe.


Two Top-Notch Ports

Metro Little Rock’s ports include Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Port Authority and the Little Rock Port Authority, which operate on the 448-mile McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, running from the Mississippi River northwest to 15 miles east of Tulsa.

Home to Hormel Foods, Welspun and Ryerson, the Port of Little Rock is designated as Foreign Trade Zone 14, while the Port of Pine Bluff-Jefferson County serves as a hub for the distribution of paper, feed ingredients, fertilizer, steel and other commodities.