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International
Geographic Location

Loudoun County, Virginia has become a top location for international businesses looking to access the U.S. market. Our desirable East Coast location provides access to a world-class airport, a highly educated workforce, and proximity to the world's largest customer, the federal government. As a suburb of a major world capital, Loudoun provides the connections businesses need to reach their markets and maximize sales and distribution efficiency.

Market Access

Washington Dulles International Airport gives Loudoun businesses easy access to the entire country and the world. The airport continues to add new flights and destinations with 82 non-stop domestic and 50 non-stop daily international flights, and nearly 450 weekly departures.

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International Business

Loudoun's international business base consists of 89 known firms from 26 countries. The Loudoun-based facilities of the foreign-owned companies are the U.S. or North American headquarters, R&D or sales offices.

Loudoun's proximity to Dulles Airport has proven to be key in attracting foreign-owned companies. 27% of the county's foreign-owned firms are in the transportation and warehousing industry, with wholesale trade making up an additional 17%.


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Foreign Trade Zone

Loudoun County is also home to Foreign Trade Zone #137. Properties included within the FTZ are treated as being outside US Customs territory for purposes of tariff laws and Customs entry procedures. Duties on merchandise admitted into a zone may be deferred, reduced, or eliminated. The new Alternate Site Framework Process makes it simpler and faster for new sites to be established anywhere within 60 statute miles (or 90 driving miles) from Dulles Airport. The process could be used by a company to designate their specific property or facility as part of a FTZ.

Find more information in our International fact sheet
Complete list of Loudoun County's international businesses

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