Port/Foreign Trade Zone
Shiawassee County is conveniently located within 30 miles of Port Lansing. Port Lansing is a United States Port of Entry located at Capital Region International Airport in DeWitt Township, adjacent to Lansing, Michigan. The Port allows passengers and cargo to clear customs through a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Federal Inspection Station.
The Foreign Trade Zone, No. 275:
- Is designated by the S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and is one of seven in Michigan
- The trade zone includes 840 acres (3.40 km2; 1.31 square miles) of property near the airport terminal and runways
- The trade zone allows goods to be delivered there duty-free— with reduced, deferred, or eliminated customs fees — providing a competitive advantage to companies doing business within the trade zone