Caribou is located in the geographical center of Aroostook County. Northern Maine is readily accessible by two major highways; U.S. Interstate 95 from the South and the Trans Canada from the North. (Regular air service to the Northern Maine Regional Airport, and rail.) Seaports are also close by in coastal Maine and New Brunswick.(Presque Isle now offers an intermodal rail facility) .
With economic and cultural ties with the Canadian Provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick, cross border partnerships and relationships are often a common facet in many businesses.
Ports of Entry – U.S. Custom Service
Fort Fairfield – open 24 hours
Limestone – open 24 hours
Easton – open at various times depending on demand.
Commercial Ports of Entry
Houlton – open 24 hours
Van Buren – open 24 hours
Canadian Ports of Entry
St. Pamphile, Quebec
Distance in Miles from:
Portland, Maine 304
Boston, Massachusetts 410
Quebec, Canada 218
Montreal, Canada 386
There are four airports in Aroostook County
Northern Maine Regional in Presque Isle
Northern Aroostook Regional in Frenchville
Northern Maine Regional Airport in Presque Isle serves as the primary hub for air service. Daily flights are scheduled to and from northern Maine with daily connections to Boston's Logan International Airport.
Deep Water Ports of Entry – Distance in Miles from Northern Aroostook
Riviere du Loup, Quebec 75
Eastport, Maine 229
St. John, New Brunswick 245
Searsport, Maine 275
Montreal Maine and Atlantic Railway (MMA) is a 745 mile regional railway operating in the states of Maine Vermont, and in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick, providing a direct rail link between Northern Maine, Saint John, NB and Montreal.