TransportationBeing centrally located in Florida on the crossroads of Highway 441 and Highway 70, Okeechobee is an escape from the hustle and bustle of urban settings but provides convenience to Florida attractions, beaches and amenities of larger cities within a short drive. Major interstates, railway, waterways, ports, and airports provide excellent access for businesses.Okeechobee County is located close to the Florida Turnpike, Interstate 95, and US Highway 27. The county is also serviced by both CSX/Amtrak Rail Systems and the Okeechobee County Airport.Located just 33 miles west of the City of Port Saint Lucie, 63 miles northwest of West Palm Beach, 110 miles south of the Greater Orlando Metro area and 95 miles Northeast of I-75 in Fort Myers, the county is serviced by the following major US Highway and State Road systems: State Road 70 (East-West); US Highway 441 (North-South), State Road 710 (North-South), US Highway 98 (North-South), State Road 78 (East-West) and State Road 60 (East-West).
Okeechobee County Airport is a general aviation airport which provides two (2) runway approaches and is serviced by a fixed base operator (FBO). Other amenities include Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS), Terminal Building, Fuel Services, and Restaurant. There are also opportunities for hanger leases and buildings based on availability.
Located at Okeechobee County Industrial Park, provides unique opportunities for aviation based businesses. Palm Beach International (PBI) and Orlando International (MCO) airports are less than an hour and a half from downtown Okeechobee and provide adequate access to major hubs throughout the United States and abroad.
Okeechobee County is located within 35 miles of the Port of Fort Pierce (28 Feet) and 55 miles of the Port of Palm Beach (34 Feet) providing inter-modal opportunities to these ports.