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Multi Modal District
Multi Modal District

International Falls, Minnesota is located on the border between the United States and Canada. Fort Frances, Ontario is situated across the border. The International Falls area serves as North America's busiest rail port of entry, (Detroit/Windsor are the second busiest). The International Falls Economic Development authority owns the Multi Modal District - a strategically located industrial site ideal for warehousing, distribution, assembly and manufacturing.  Aerial View

Contact Ken Anderson, City Administrator, for more information:  218.283.7983 or

Multi Modal Site Description
  • 43.6 developable acres.
  • Immediately adjacent to the railroads served by CN and MD&W.
  • Immediately adjacent to the industrial truck route, connecting to US Highway 53, and MN 11/71.
  • International airport, serviced by Delta Airlines (Sky West), within International Falls. Airport offers daily flights, and is also a US Customs/Immigration inspection checkpoint for aircraft of all sizes traveling into the United States.
  • Site received grant from state of Minnesota for installation of utilities. Gas, electricity, sewer, water and a rail spur have been implemented.
  • Parcel size flexible - land can be purchased - will build to suit if desired.
  • Foreign Trade Zone status is available for those who may need it. Businesses that import products into the United States save time and money when located in a FTZ.  Benefits include:
    • Duty Deferral
    • Duty Exemptions and Reductions
    • Zone to Zone Transfers
    • Streamlined Distribution
  • Economic development financial incentives available for job creation of tax base enhancement.

Parcel Map

Additional Foreign Trade Zone Status Property:

The Koochiching Economic Development Authority (KEDA) has information on areas throughout the county that are classified FTZ and available for development. For information, please contact the KEDA Director, Paul Nevanen at: 218-283-8585, or