Foreign-Trade Zone 138

Doing business in FTZ 138 is good for your bottom line

Rated among the top 10 Foreign-Trade Zones in the country, Foreign-Trade Zone 138 (FTZ 138) is headquartered at Rickenbacker International Airport. FTZ 138 is a key component of the North American International Freight Center because it helps Central Ohio businesses in a 25-county service area lower costs and boost profits by deferring, reducing and eliminating customs duties.

Defer. Reduce. Eliminate.

FTZ 138 can help you compete globally enabling you to defer, reduce and eliminate customs duties.


Don't pay your duties at your port of entry. Pay when the product leaves your site.


Potentially reduce duty liability in a manufacturing setting.


Avoid "duty drawback." Eliminate duties on goods you re-export or scrap.

FTZ 138 can help you compete globally

Administered at Rickenbacker International Airport, Foreign-Trade Zone 138 can help your business compete globally and strengthen its supply chain. Visit and contact FTZ Program Manager Angie Atwood.

FTZ 138 tops in the nation

Rated among the top 10 FTZs for warehousing and distribution for the last four years.

Is FTZ 138 right for you?

Find out how operating inside the zone can help you lower costs and boost profits.