Transportation

Fully connected by road, rail, and air to the Western United States and California’s vast marketplace. Twenty four hour delivery to 50 million people and just four hours from the Port of Oakland.

Air

Cargo

Redding Municipal Airport handles regional cargo. FedEx, UPS and USPS serve the airport using heavy and light trucks, airfreight and charter air service.

Passenger

Redding Municipal Airport is a full service airport which provides commercial airline passenger service, aviation related services and aircraft hangar facilities. Daily commercial airline passenger service is provided by Skywest Airlines, dba, United Express to San Francisco.

In addition, daily flights to Eureka, CA and Portland, OR are offered by PenAir.

Highway

Shasta Region’s strategic location on Interstate 5 – midway between San Diego and Seattle – makes it a highly efficient distribution point for products headed to all major markets on the West Coast. State Highway 44 connects eastbound with Interstate 80 to Salt Lake City, Utah. State Highway 299 out of Redding provides access to the California coast.

Sacramento, California – 162 miles

San Francisco, California – 218 miles

Los Angeles, California – 545 miles

Seattle, Washington – 592 miles

Salt Lake City, Utah – 713 miles

Short & Long Haul Truck Transportation

Daily service by several major carriers with several local, state, and interstate carriers servicing California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, and Arizona. One-day service to Portland, Seattle, and Los Angeles.Trucking

Rail

Freight Service

Two Class I railroads, Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe. Main route runs north-south parallel I-5 corridor and connects service with main east-west corridors at Seattle, Portland, Oakland and Los Angeles.

UP Rail Lines

Passenger Service

Passenger service in Redding is available on Amtrak north and south.

Sea Ports

The Port of Oakland, 210 miles distance, is the nearest deep-water port, and is the fourth largest port in the nation.

Seaports

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