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Opportunity Happens Here!

Port of Benton drives economic growth, trade and tourism by providing quality infrastructure and multimodal transportation for businesses and the community. If you are starting a new business, relocating and need space to grow or planning an expansion, opportunity happens here.

Port District at a Glance:

$ 1  Million

in Payroll Revenue Generated Annually in the Port District

1  Jobs

Direct & Indirect by Port District Companies

$ 1  Million

in Revenues by Companies in Port Facilities = 5% of Benton County Economy

$ 1  Million

in Value-Added Agriculture Contributed Annually to the Gross State Product by Port Facilities

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Port District Highlights

Port of Benton Welcomes New Airport Mananger

Quentin Wright joined Port of Benton on Nov. 7 as Airport Manager for the port's Prosser and Richland airports.

Port of Benton Welcomes New Airport Manager

With experience in hangar lease management, and property and aircraft maintenance, Wright brings an expansive array of talents and skills to the port.
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Rail Caucus Legislators Tour Tri-Cities Rail Network

Members of the bipartisan Washington State Rail Caucus met in the Tri-Cities in September to hear from local, state and industry stakeholders about pressing issues impacting freight rail in the region.

Rail Caucus Legislators Tour Tri-Cities Rail Network

Port of Benton's short line has the distinction of transporting the second highest tonnage of goods in the state.
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Port of Benton Receives a Clean State Audit Report

Port of Benton has received an unmodified audit opinion on its fiscal year 2021 financial statements from the Washington State Auditor’s Office.

Port of Benton Receives a Clean State Audit Report

The auditor’s office reported no deficiencies in the design or operation of internal financial reporting controls and the financial position of the port as of December 31, 2021.
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You're in Good Company.

Port of Benton is home to companies that are leading advancements in science, technology, research and development, advanced manufacturing, value-added agriculture, clean energy and more.