Transportation and Infrastructure


The City is located just 64 km (39 miles) from Edmonton International Airport (EIA). With non-stop service to 50 destinations around the world, EIA serves over 8.2 million passengers annually.  


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


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