Transportation

Located in Southwest Florida, Sarasota County offers abundant transportation and logistics options—by air, sea or land. And we’re continuing to make investments to help people and products move freely and quickly.

Connecting Sarasota businesses to the world by air, sea and land

Our location in Southwest Florida opens up a world of opportunities for moving people and products across the globe. With an international airport directly in Sarasota County and key markets within driving distance, the County is a prime location to base operations.

Drive Time to Selected Markets

On the I-75 corridor, Sarasota County is situated within driving distance to some of the largest markets in the Southeast region.

Start Here, Go Anywhere

Five airports within two hours can get you wherever you need to go in the world, whether it’s a quick flight to Atlanta or an international flight to Asia.

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
  • DISTANCE: 7.6 miles / 16 minutes
  • AIRLINES: Air Canada, American Airlines, American Eagle, Delta, Elite Airways, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines
  • FEATURED DESTINATIONS: Atlanta, Charlotte, New York, Chicago, Washington DC, Boston, Newark, Detroit
Tampa International Airport (TIA)
  • DISTANCE: 56 miles / 52 minutes
  • AIRLINES: American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Southwest Airways, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, +17 others
  • FEATURED DESTINATIONS: New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, Seattle, Denver, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Miami, London, Frankfurt
St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE)
  • DISTANCE: 48 miles / 48 minutes
  • AIRLINES: Allegiant Air, Sun Country Airlines, Sunwing Airlines
  • FEATURED DESTINATIONS: Cleveland, Asheville, Chicago, Greensboro, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Raleigh/Durham, Halifax
Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
  • DISTANCE: 88.9 miles / 77 minutes
  • AIRLINES: American Airlines, Delta, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airways, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, WestJet, +9 others
  • FEATURED DESTINATIONS: New York, Washington, Atlanta, Boston, Toronto, Munich, Chicago, Philadelphia
Punta Gorda Airport (PGD)
  • DISTANCE: 55.2 miles / 50 minutes
  • AIRLINES: Allegiant, Frontier
  • FEATURED DESTINATIONS: Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Lexington, Trenton, Niagara Falls, Pittsburgh

Ship Products By Sea

Just under 25 miles from the center of Sarasota County is one of Florida’s largest and fastest growing deepwater seaports, Port Manatee. Located at the entrance to Tampa Bay, the Port is regarded as the closest U.S. deepwater seaport to the Panama Canal—providing quick access to Pacific Rim markets.

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