The Leesburg area boasts flexible and efficient multi-modal transportation, making it easily accessible by air, sea and land. The Leesburg Regional Airport has been designated a Gold Seal Airport by the Florida Department of Transportation, recognizing its high standards for infrastructure, service and safety to the flying public.
Airport features include:
- A GPS for R-13, GPS for R-31 and a Non-Directional (NDB) for R-31.
- Three Non-Precision Instrument approaches.
- A 5,000-foot runway (13/31) and a 4,960-foot runway (3/21).
- DTN - online, real time color weather radar.
- ASOS - located on filed, frequency 134.3
Orlando International Airport is one of the fastest growing major international airports in the world and ranks as the 16th busiest airport in the nation and the 24th busiest in the world. Orlando International Airport is less than an hour away from Leesburg.
By sea, the nearby Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and St. Johns River put Leesburg in the position of having a variety of shipping options. To the east is Port Canaveral, the world's only quadramodal transportation hub. Port of Tampa, to the west, is ranked among the nation's top ten ports in overall tonnage. Just to the east, Port of Sanford has river barge access from the Atlantic Intercoastal Waterway in Jacksonville via the St. Johns River to Lake Monroe.
Trucking in Florida is deregulated, helping to keep prices as much as 10 percent below the national average. Rail connections are available to all major U.S. line via CSX Transportation.
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