Find a freight forwarder in Bahrain with our comprehensive listing. The country of Bahrain is a small series of islands centered around the central Bahrain Island in the Persian Gulf. Bahrain’s primary exports are petroleum and petroleum products, aluminum, and textiles. Its main industries include petroleum processing and refining, aluminum smelting, iron pelletization, fertilizers, Islamic and offshore banking, insurance, ship repairing, and tourism. As an island nation, ground cargo can only reach Bahrain via the 16 mile long King Fahd Causeway originating in Saudi Arabia. Bahrain International Airport is the only commercial airport in Bahrain. In 2015, the annual freight traffic for registered air carriers was 240,107,004 mt-km. Khalifa Bin Salman Port is Bahrain’s primary seaport, located 13 miles from the Bahrain International Airport. Freight capacity for the Khalifa Bin Salman port is approximately 1 million tonnes, and it was at 45% capacity in April of 2018. Bahrain has held a Free Trade Agreement with the United States since 2006.