Foreign Trade Zone 281

FTZ 281 is a General Purpose Foreign Trade Zone established under the Alternative Site Framework (ASF).  The ASF provides an expedited process to becoming an FTZ site.


Mission & Vision

To make Miami-Dade County’s international trading community more profitable and competitive by providing quick and easy access to foreign trade zone benefits.



FTZ 281 stretches from Southwest Eighth Street to the Broward County line, from Miami Beach in the east to the Urban Development line in the west. As noted in the map below, this area encompasses many industrial areas and critical logistics components including

  • Miami International Airport
  • Opa-locka Airport
  • PortMiami
  • Rail yards and other transportation infrastructure

Foreign Trade Zone 281 Map