Fort Wayne International Airport provides 24-hour U.S. Customs service and is staffed with Customs officers and can handle cargo and crew clearances for any type of aircraft.
Fort Wayne International Airport is home to the Air Trade Center, which is 425 acres, industrial zoned Foreign Trade Zone. The Air Trade Center is located on airport property and has direct access to our 12,000 foot runway.
Foreign Trade Zone #182
The Foreign Trade Zone is a secured place authorized by the federal government, considered to be outside the Customs territory of the United States though under U.S. Customs supervision and control.
Benefits For The Companies Using Foreign Trade Zone:
1. Duty deferral and avoidance
2. Take advantage of the tariff schedule
3. Import quotas
4."Made in U.S.A."
5. Avoiding drawback costs and delays
6. Avoiding bonded warehouse limitations
7. Avoiding certain state and local taxes
For more information on Foreign-Trade Zone, check out the BizFTZ Website
For More Information Contact:
The City of Fort Wayne
Name: Elissa mcGauley, Economic Development Specialist
Fort Wayne-Airport Authority
Name: Patrick Dooley, Vice President of Airport Development