Scranton, the sixth largest city in the U.S state of Pennsylvania, is a center of the country's miners and workers. The city was formerly a major center of production and processing with many factories and mines located in the surrounding area. Scranton, one of the most important centers for railway industry in the U.S, is also the city where the first electric trolley system in the country was established. Scranton, also known as "Electric City", is one of the leading manufacturing cities in the textile and garment areas.
The city is famous for its Nottingham laceworks. It is also host to several touristic attractions that draw attention to this area. Mountain skiing facilities are located in the Pocono Mountains, and within the city limits you can visit historical sites such as the Steam City History Museum, the Electric Town Trolleybus Museum and the Lackwanna Coal Mine are located. Scranton, a manufacturing city, is located approximately 14 kilometers south of the Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport. The airport, which is accessible by bus, is one of the largest airports in Pennsylvania with a capacity of 210,000 flights annually.