Atlantic Ocean: Port Canaveral

  • 65 miles east of Longwood Atlantic Ocean.
  • Port Canaveral website.
  • Major deep-water port of entry, 50 miles east of Orlando. Depths range from 39 feet to 41 feet.
  • Eleven deep-water cargo piers with 2 gantry cranes arrived in Spring 2014.
  • World’s only quadra modal foreign trade zone, interchanging freight among sea, land, air, and space.
  • Encompassing more than 4,000 acres, Foreign Trade Zone 136 is among the largest foreign trade zones in the country.
  • Containerized, refrigerated, project, ro/ro, bulk, and breakbulk cargo service from Central Florida to the rest of the world.
  • Shortest direct entry on the east coast, with only 45-minute travel time from first sea buoy to anchorage.
  • Six cruise terminals serving 4 cruise lines.
  • The second busiest cruise port in the world.

Intercoastal Waterway: Port of Sanford

  • 15 miles from Longwood.
  • Intercoastal Waterway website.
  • Located in Seminole County at the intersection of Interstate 4 and U.S. Highway 17-92.
  • River barge access via St. Johns River to Lake Monroe.
  • 250,000 square feet of industrial and distribution space.
  • 350-foot main pier and bulk unloading pier of 100 feet.

Gulf of Mexico: Port of Tampa

  • 100 miles southwest from Longwood.
  • Port of Tampa website.
  • Florida's largest cargo tonnage port.
  • Largely a bulk commodities port.
  • Foreign Trade Zone 7.

Gulf of Mexico: Port Manatee

  • 122 miles southwest of Longwood.
  • Port Manatee website.
  • 35 miles south of Tampa; the closest U.S. deepwater seaport to Panama Canal.
  • Port-owned railroad interchanging with the CSX.
  • Highway (U.S. 41/I-275/I-75) connectivity to central Florida.
  • Foreign Trade Zone 169.