Transportation

The OAG Worldwide, market research leader JD Power and Associates and Conde Nast Traveler’s Magazine all have named the Pittsburgh International Airport among the top airports in recent customer satisfaction surveys.  Serving over 100 national and international cities with 155 non-stop flights per day to 37 destinations, the Pittsburgh International Airport is located 14 miles west of Pittsburgh and 45 miles southwest of Armstrong County.  McVille Airport, which is located in South BuffArmstrongRadiusMap ROADS ADDEDalo Township approximately two miles from Northpointe, has a 3,000 ft. turf runway.

Among the major travel routes are US Route 422, PA Route 66 and PA Route 28. Each of these three major arteries run through Kittanning. Major highways near Armstrong County include PA Turnpike Interstate 76, Interstate 80 and Interstate 79.

Armstrong County is located within 500 miles of:

  • 41% of U.S. businesses
  • 43% of U.S. and Canada populations
  • 45% of total national manufacturing production
  • 46% of U.S. aggregate earnings and 40+% of total U.S. retail sales
  • 23 of the top 50 U.S. metropolitan retail markets, plus Montreal and Toronto, Canada

Distance to Major Markets (Miles from Kittanning)

Pittsburgh 40 Cleveland 135
New York 380 Detroit 305
Philadelphia 300 Chicago 475
Baltimore 220 Buffalo 190

Three Railways serve the Armstrong County region. Norfolk Southern is a Class I Carrier. Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh is a Class II Carrier. The Kiski Junction Railroad is a Class III Railroad.

Pittsburgh is the nation’s third ranked inland city port, handling 40 million tons annually. Armstrong County, located 20 river miles north of the three rivers confluence, contains 38 miles of commercially navigable river. Currently, there are six barge-loading facilities within these 38 miles.

(Source: Waterborne Commerce Statistical Center)

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