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Table 14: Transportation
Distance in Miles to the Five Nearest Metro Areas from County seat via Highway 401
Metro Area Miles
Oshawa-Durham 35
Toronto 62
Ottawa 186
Montreal 275
Windsor 290
Distance in Miles to the Five Nearest Metro Areas from County seat
Buffalo, New York USA 165
Syracuse, New York USA 220
Rochester, New York USA 240
Detroit, Michigan, USA 290
New York, New York, USA 470
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 480
Boston, Massachusetts, USA 500

Railroads (by Rail Carrier)
Name CNR, CPR, Via Rail (passenger)
Main or Branch Line Main
Shortline or National National
Nearest Switching Yard (miles) CP - Toronto Yard, Toronto, CN - MacMillan Yard, Vaughn (Hwy 7 & Keele)

Commercial Airport
Name Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
Hub Status International / national
Distance from the Community in Miles Toronto, Ontario (80 miles west)
# of Runways 4
Runway Lengths 11,050 ft; 10,500 ft; 9,500 ft; 8,500 ft
Carriers Serving Airport
Passenger 40
Charter 16
Air Cargo 67
Foreign Trade Zones at airport Yes
Custom Port of Entry at airport Yes
Approved Capital Expansion Plan Yes
Total # of Daily Non-Stops to All Cities Served 496
Largest US Cities Served
New York Washington, DC
Chicago California
# of Days Closed to Inclement Weather for the Last 3 Years  
General Aviation Airport
Name Peterborough Airport (CYPQ)
Location/City Peterborough
Driving Distance from the Community in Miles 30 miles north
# of Runways 2
Runway Lengths 09/27 - 5000 ft, paved; 13/31 turf, seasonal
Full Instrument Landing Capabilities Instrument Approaches: NDB, GPS
Hours of Operation 7:00 am - 6:00 pm (till dusk in summer)
Customs Office onsite
Local Carrier Trent Air Aviation
General Aviation Airport
Name Oshawa Municipal Airport
Location/City Oshawa
Driving Distance from the Community in Miles 35 miles west
# of Runways 2
Runway Lengths 12/30 - 4000 ft; 04/22 - 2670 ft.
Full Instrument Landing Capabilities LOC/DME, NDB
Hours of Operation Office 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Customs Office onsite
Local Carrier Air Express Ontario, Enterprise Air
Military Airbase
Name Canadian Forces Base 8 Wing Trenton (YTR)
Location/City Trenton (Quinte West)
Driving Distance from the Community in Miles 35 miles east
# of Runways 2
Runway Lengths 10,000 ft; 3025 ft
Full Instrument Landing Capabilities yes
Hours of Operation 24 hours
Customs Office Customs & Immigration onsite
Local Carrier Canadian forces air transport hub; not available to commercial flights since Sept 11/01

Nearest Port (Name, City, Miles from Area) Oshawa (35 mi)
River, Lake or Ocean Great Lakes Seaway (Lake Ontario)
Channel Depth 26' (full seaway depth)
Turning Basin 3 docks, east wharf and west wharf, both sized for seaway vessels
Barging Facilities n/a
General Cargo Facilities Oshawa Stevedoring Inc.
Containerized Facilities RoRo ramp
Storage Facilities Bulk & open storage, heated transit shed, winter storage, appropriate equipment
Highways Serving Port Highway 401 is 2 miles away
Railways Serving Port  
# of Freight Forwarders Serving Area TTR Transportation main office 1.5 miles away
# of Import/Export Brokers Serving Area n/a
# of International Courier Firms Serving Area Purolator, FedEx, CanPar etc.
Foreign Trade Zones in Area no

Customs Port of Entry
Name Oshawa
Site Location (City & Street Address: Richmond St.
Where (Port, Airport, FTZ, Bridge, etc.) Port & Airport

Overnight Express Service Availability
Fed-Ex Grafton - K0K 1S0
Hub Classification Closest hub = Pearson Airport
Latest Call for Pickup 10:00 AM
Latest Pick-Up Time 12:00 noon
Earliest Delivery 12:30 PM
Next Day Delivery Guarantee One day service, except to Roseneath, Campbellford, Hastings, Warkworth (by 5pm second day)
Saturday Delivery Not scheduled
Zone Classification serviced by offices out of Belleville (east of Hwy 30) and Peterborough (west of Hwy 30)
Hub Classification Belleville = hub
Latest Call for Pickup 10:00 AM
Earliest Scheduled Delivery if at hub in morning, will be delivered by close of business that day
Next Day Delivery Guarantee generally; depends on origin of package. 10:30 am guarantee not available
Saturday Delivery Not scheduled
Hub Classification Belleville = hub
Latest Call for Pickup 1:00 PM
Earliest Scheduled Delivery route dependent; scheduled to arrive prior to 5pm
Next Day Delivery Guarantee yes; 9:00 am, 10:30 am and noon delivery guarantees not available
Saturday Delivery no
NOTE: Distances are calculated from Exit 472, the closest location to the County office.

Same table for: Northumberland County Cramahe Township
Alderville First Nation Hamilton Township
Brighton Port Hope
Cobourg Trent Hills

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