Distance to the administrative centre of the region (the city of Arkhangelsk):
- by motorway: 591 km.
- by railroad: 812 km.
In the territory of Kotlas District lie significant regional motorways towards Arkhangelsk, Vologda, Syktyvkar and Kirov.
Combined total length of local public motorways: 614.5 km, including those with paved surface: 416.2 km.
In the territory of Kotlas District lie significant railroads: Moscow – Vorkuta, Kotlas – Kirov – Perm, Kotlas – Veliky Ustyug.
In the territory of the municipality, there is the Kotlas Airport. There are air connections with Arkhangelsk and St Petersburg.
In the territory of the municipality, there is the river port Kotlas used for passengers and cargo transportation. In the shipping season, cargo-passenger ferry crossings are organized in the cities of Koryazhma, Solvychegodsk, Veliky Ustyug, Kotlas, Krasnoborsk. The Northern Dvina river is crossed by 2 bridges: motorway and railway.
Mineral Reserve Base
The territory of districts surrounding Kotlas is very rich in forest, which is a source of raw material for wood products.
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