Transportation and Infrastructure

Fort Saskatchewan has the necessary infrastructure to connect your business to labour, suppliers, and markets. The City boasts the following advantages:

Air

The City is located just 45 minutes or 60 km from Edmonton International Airport (EIA). Among its 43 direct connections, EIA is connected to Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, Toronto, and Montreal. 7.5 million passengers fly through the airport annually via 18 commercial airlines. EIA also has growing cargo traffic via 24 air carriers.

Road

Fort Saskatchewan has direct access to Highway 15 and Highway 21. This puts Fort Saskatchewan directly between the ideal transportation route between Edmonton and Alberta's Industrial Heartland. The City is just 20 minutes from the East-West Trans-Canada Highway, 20 minutes from Edmonton proper, and 3 hours from Calgary.

Traffic Counts (Average Daily)

Roadway  Vehicle Count
Highway 16 36,752
Highway 216 76,247
Highway 21 21,470
Highway 15/21 19,200

Rail

Fort Saskatchewan has direct access to the Canadian National (CN) Class 1 railway. Canadian Pacific (CP) runs nearby to the City's east. The City lies between several transload facilities making it an ideal location for distribution:

Transload Facility  Location
CN Distribution Centre 21423 Township Road 554, Fort Saskatchewan – 10 min drive
CN Autoport  12210 17 Street, Northeast Edmonton – 20 min drive
CP Akenside

TFR at 23016 Township Road 534, Sherwood Park – 10 min drive

CP Arrow Reload Systems 53309 Rg Road 232, Sherwood Park – 15 min drive
CP Scotford TFR 55457 Rg Rd 210a, Fort Saskatchewan – 20 min drive


Pipeline

Located within Alberta's Industrial Heartland (AIH), Fort Saskatchewan has direct access to existing feedstock pipelines of both crude oil and natural gas. Access to this feedstock brings price advantages for manufacturing companies.