Industrial Park Transportation
The Port of Caddo-Bossier places high priority on moving raw materials and manufactured goods in and out of The Port quickly and efficiently via ground, water, air and rail transportation.
Ground & Freight Transportation
The Port of Caddo-Bossier is easily accessible by ground transportation and is strategically located to access major interstate, federal and state highways and the future Interstate 69 will route directly through The Port of Caddo-Bossier. The Port of Caddo-Bossier connects to the continental United States as well as Mexico and Canada.
Highways Serving The Port
Water & Barge Transportation
- 2 Interstates (I-20, I-49)
- 2 Interstate linkages (I-220, LA 3132)
- 2 Federal Highways (US 71, US 171)
- LA 3132
- Future Home for I-69 crossing
The Port of Caddo-Bossier is regarded as one of the fastest growing inland river ports in the United States. The Port of Caddo-Bossier is located at the head of navigation on the Red River Waterway in Northwest Louisiana, approximately four miles south of the city limits of Shreveport at mile marker 211.
The Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River and Red River provide an energy efficient, reliable and environmentally-friendly transportation network. Cargoes handled at The Port include: liquid petroleum, aggregate, coiled steel, plate steel, fertilizer, over dimensional cargo, scrap steel, steel beams, coal, tire chips and frac sand. A roll on - roll off dock is also available.
|Barge lines:||10 operate along the Red River|
|Facilities:||6 terminals exist at The Port – last one complete Spring of 2012|
|Channel depth:||9 feet (2.7 meters)|
|Channel width:||200 feet (60.9 meters)|
A comprehensive rail network by two Class 1 Rail lines provides service to the Caddo-Bossier community. The Port complex itself is serviced by the Union Pacific with local access to the KCS available. The Port complex includes 22 miles of industrial grade track and rail on dock.
Three Port-owned and operated locomotives are available for immediate rail car switching. In addition, the Port offers rail storage for its tenants. In addition, the Port offers more than 20,000 feet of rail storage for its tenants.
The Shreveport Regional Airport is located less than 20 miles from The Port and features runways more than 6,000 and 8,000 feet long to accommodate some of the largest commercial and cargo aircrafts.
Shreveport Regional Airport is served by many of the major air cargo companies, including United Parcel Service, Federal Express, Emery Worldwide and Airborne Express. Airport Group International also operates at the airport to assist a number of companies with cargo handling and servicing charter flights. To assist cargo carriers, a United States Customs Port of Entry office is located at Shreveport Regional Airport. There, foreign goods may be brought into the FTZ without formal customs entry or the payment of duty and excise taxes until and unless they enter the U.S.
The Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport is located 207 miles from The Port and features multiple runways ranging from over 8,000 feet to over 13,000 feet long. Passenger services are offered by Air Canada, Air Tran Airways, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Eagle, British Airways, Continental Airlines, Delta, Frontier, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Mesa Airlines, Mexicana, Midwest Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, TACA, United and US Airways.