Non-stopFlightsAsiaWith businesses needing to reach markets across all parts of the globe, utilizing a centrally located international hub can save critical time and money. The Boeing and Airbus long-haul jets are flying non-stop to further destinations. And, Washington State’s geographic location makes it well positioned for reaching major destinations like Manila, Ho Chi Minh City and Delhi with non-stop flights. With the shorter flight times out of Seattle and the aircraft’s ability to fly non-stop to key Asian cities, airlines are developing more non-stop routes from Seattle to additional markets in the Pacific region.

Read more in the Seattle Times and check out the map with flight distance comparisons between Seattle and Los Angeles to Asian destinations.

Washington State is an international shipping hub whether by air or by sea. Some of our deep water ports are a day’s sail closer to key Asian markets than any other West Coast port. Combined the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma are the third largest container shipping load center in North America.

To learn more about why Washington State is an ideal international hub for global businesses, contact