Unsurpassed Highway Access
- I-20 The primary east/west trucking corridor for the southern United States borders The Hutchins north boundary.
- I-35 The NAFTA Trade Corridor runs 4 miles to the west of Hutchins.
- I-45 The direct route to the Port of Houston bisects the City of Hutchins.
- Proposed Loop 9 The proposed multi-billion dollar highway and rail corridor will run 2 miles south of Hutchins.
Union Pacific Dallas Intermodal Terminal (DIT)
The Union Pacific Railroad opened its 360-acre state-of-the-art intermodal facility in 2005. Located on the west side of I-45 at Fulghum Road, the intermodal straddles the cities of Hutchins and Wilmer. The intermodal terminal is designed to process 365,000 over-the-road trailers or ocean-going containers annually.
The Dallas Intermodal Terminal features also include:
- One track for receiving and departure of trains.
- Four tracks with capacity to handle 76 intermodal "double-stack" railcars for unloading.
- Five tracks to stage railcars for unloading.
- Four cranes guided by Global Positioning System technology that allow for more efficient and safer lifting of trailers and containers on and off the railcars. Introduced for the first time at a Union Pacific intermodal yard, the satellite-guided technology also allows for safer operation of dual cranes on parallel tracks.
- "Damage-Free" technology that automatically provides easier handling of containers and reduces potential damage.
- More than 4,000 "staging" or parking places for trailers and containers.
- Advanced technology, coordinating all movement of railcars, trucks and trailers and containers at the facility.
- Technology that decreases truck processing from four minutes to as little as 30 to 90 seconds.
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
- Distance from Hutchins: 34 miles
- Airport Size: Approximately 30 square miles
- Passenger Airlines:
- 20 Domestic
- 7 International
- Passengers per year: 60 Million (2007)
- Flights per day: 1,900
- Parking Spaces: 40,000
- Cargo Facilities: 18 air cargo carriers and 3 million square feet of cargo facilities on site.
Covering more than 29.8 square miles, DFW Airport is larger than Manhattan, NY (23.7 square miles). DFW Airport is the world's third busiest airport and is the only airport in the world with three control towers.
Dallas Love Field (DAL)
- Distance from Hutchins: 20 miles
- Passenger Airlines: 3 domestic airlines serving 19 cities
- Passengers per year: 7 Million (2007)
- Flights per day: 148
- Parking Spaces: 7,500
- Cargo Facilities: Seven full service fixed base operators (FBOs)
Dallas Love Field provides the best that can be offered in a convenient, efficient airport, serving both commercial airline and corporate user needs. Located in the heart of Dallas, Cedar Springs at Mockingbird, the airfield is 20 minutes from the Downtown Convention Center, West End, Infomart, and the Dallas Market Center.
Lancaster Municipal Airport (LNC)
- Distance from Hutchins: Less than 2 miles
- Airport size: 300 acres
- Runway: Runway 13/31: 5,000 x 100 ft., Surface: Asphalt
- Cargo Facilities: Available
The Lancaster Municipal Airport is owned and operated by the City of Lancaster. Currently, the airport has one 5,000 x 100-foot runway. Plans for expansion include a second runway and lengthening the current airport runway to 7,500 feet and ultimately 9,000 feet. Lancaster offers a full range of FBO services.
Dallas Executive Airport (RBD)
- Distance from Hutchins: 14 miles
- Airport Size: 1,040 acres
- Runways: 2
- Runway 13/31: 6,451 x 150 ft., Surface: Asphalt/Concrete
- Runway 17/35: 3,800 x 150 ft., Surface: Asphalt/Concrete
- Cargo Facilities: Available
Dallas Executive Airport, formerly known as Redbird Airport, is a public airport located six miles southwest of the central business district (CBD) of the City of Dallas, in Dallas County, Texas, USA. The airport is used entirely for general aviation purposes and serves as a reliever airport for Dallas Love Field.
Inland Port of Dallas County
The Southern Dallas County inland port region encompasses 7,500 acres and 5 cities, including Hutchins. The inland port is located at the hub of the nation’s best logistics and transportation infrastructure. Home to over 30,000 jobs and hundreds of employers, the Southern Dallas County Inland Port is a premier job destination
- Direct access to Interstate Highways 20, 35E, and 45
- Large acreage sites for manufacturing and distribution
- Heavy redundant electricity
- Lancaster Airport (306 acres, general aviation)
- 360-acre Union Pacific Dallas Intermodal Terminal providing access to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach
- Foreign Trade Zone (No. 039) and Triple
- Freeport availability
- More than 25M sq. ft. of occupied or built-to-suit warehouse, industrial, distribution, and manufacturing space; announced or built space totals 36M sq. ft. and over 8,000 acre