Louisville, with its Midwestern sensibilities combined with southern hospitality, is the regional economic center and cultural and artistic hub of 24 counties in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. It’s within a day’s driving distance of two-thirds the U.S. populace. It’s also a strategic spot for thousands of businesses, including Clariant Corporation and UPS Worldport.
Ford Motor Company, GE Yum Brands!, Humana Brown-Forman Business Support and Texas Roadhouse The Kentucky Derby is held in Louisville. There are many great bourbons from Old Forester, Michter’s and Evan Williams, all made in the Louisville region. Louisville’s reputation for being a center of innovation in food and bourbon (along with other spirits) has won it praises from all over the globe, including Zagat who named Louisville as the top foodie destination. Louisville’s business strategies are focused on areas where many companies are already successful.
Ford and GE have seen significant growth in advanced manufacturing. The abundance of logistics operations makes it easy for them, and other similar companies, to succeed. Louisville is also home to the largest concentration in healthcare providers in the sector of health and aging.
Louisville doesn’t stop working to attract new businesses. Our latest direct flight from Louisville to LAX will allow us to have faster access to our workforce and growth opportunities, as well as help us to showcase Louisville to potential clients in the west coast. This nonstop transcontinental LAX flight is a continuation of Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport’s success in attracting direct flights. The airport is growing rapidly and now offers nonstop flights from 35 locations nationwide. Travelers from the region can make one stop to reach 460 destinations worldwide, including 460 in the United States. The Louisville Regional Airport Authority oversees the airport.