The Edmonton Metropolitan Region has access to state-of-the-art infrastructure that empowers us to create a thriving economy that connects on a global scale.
Alberta Supernet provides a 14,000km fibre optic network backbone across the province.
There are 16 rail intermodal and storage facilities in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region belonging to Canadian National and Canadian Pacific ― the 2 most important freight transportation players in Canada.
Networks of roads weave throughout the Edmonton Metropolitan Region, including the Anthony Henday Drive which surrounds Edmonton and links the region to highways 2 ,16, and the airport.
Major pipelines run in the region including TransMountain, Keystone, and Enbridge help deliver oil, gas and hydrocarbon products throughout North America. The region helps Alberta move 2.2 million energy barrels per day.
The Edmonton International Airport (EIA) is Canada’s largest airport (by area), carrying 8.2 million passengers and 43,000 tons of cargo in 2018. The airport has opportunities for expansion and development with surrounding acres of vacant industrial lands.