– Combined between Canada and the U.S., there are over 100 ports and commercial docks along the shores of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River (Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System).
– Thousands of visitors pass through numerous major international airports located around the Great Lakes, such as:
- Chicago Midway International Airport
- Cleveland Hopkins International.
- Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
- Minneapolis-St. Paul International
- O’Hare International Airport, Chicago
- Toronto Pearson International