An international presence

Fayetteville and Cumberland County are an easy reach from airports, rail systems, and ports. Not to mention, within a day’s drive of 170 million consumers. That means you can get your product to market faster and at less cost. However your company imports/exports, we've got you covered.


FCEDC Plane Icon   FAY Regional Airport is only 10 min. from Downtown Fayetteville and has connections through Atlanta and Charlotte on American, Delta, and private charter services. RDU International Airport is just 1 hour and 10 min. away and has 400 daily domestic and international arrivals/departures.


FCEDC Anchor Icon The Deep-Water Port of Wilmington, NC is under 2 hours from Downtown Fayetteville, offering a 600,000 TEU Capacity Terminal, 6 container cranes, and almost 1 million sq. ft. of prime covered and sprinklered storage. Morehead City Port and Virginia's Norfolk/Newport are both within a 3.5-hour drive.


FCEDC Train Icon Local rail services include Class I Rail provided by Norfolk Southern and CSX and Shortline from the Aberdeen & Rockfish R.R. Co.


FCEC Road Icon Fayetteville's centralized location on I-95 gives you quick and cost-effective access to your customers and supply chain. We are located 8 hours from 2/3 of the U.S. population. Your company will have easy driving access to some of the largest metro areas on the East Coast.


FCEDC Speech Bubble With 82 native languages spoken and thousands of soldiers who lived abroad and transitioning into the workforce each year, we are a hub for celebrating culture. Fayetteville is also home to the International Folk Festival, bringing in thousands of visitors each year to "tour the world in a weekend."