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Transportation

Top Line for Business:
Whether you need to import raw materials or export finished goods, businesses can easily access global markets from Lawrence County.

Four-Lane and Interstate Highway Access

Lawrence County is served by two interstate-caliber, four-lane divided highways. US-64 runs east and west from Arizona to the Atlantic Ocean, while US-43 extends from Tennessee to the Gulf Coast in Alabama. Interstate 65 is 19 miles from Lawrence County. I-65 is a major north-south route from Minnesota to Louisiana.

Air Access

Lawrenceburg–Lawrence County Airport

Lawrenceburg-Lawrence County Airport operates a 5,003 ft. runway with 25,000 lb. maximum weight for single-wheel aircraft and a 37,000 lb. ceiling for dual-wheel airplanes. Fuel is available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily (Avgas/100LL and Jet A). The airport is well-equipped for corporate jets with courtesy vehicles available for ground transportation. There is a pilot’s lounge and planning area with easy access to weather information. The airport has T-Hangars, a community hangar and tie-downs for rent. Flight instruction is available from single-instrument to commercial, along with educational programs.

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Nashville International Airport

Nashville International Airport is 90 miles from Lawrenceburg. It’s served by sixteen airlines including American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest and United. The airport has four runways. The longest is 11,030 feet and can accommodate any aircraft in service. Air cargo integrators, charter cargo airlines and air express companies operate daily from Nashville’s all-cargo complex.

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Huntsville International Airport

Huntsville International Airport is 70 miles from Lawrenceburg. It’s served by five airlines: American, Delta, Frontier, Silver Airways and United. There are two runways with the longest 12,600 feet. The airport can accommodate single-engine aircraft, multi-engine aircraft and jets.

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Northwest Alabama Regional Airport

Northwest Alabama Regional Airport is 50 miles from Lawrenceburg. It’s served by Boutique Air and general aviation. There are two runways. The longest is 6,694 feet long and 150 feet wide. The airport can accommodate single-engine aircraft, multi-engine aircraft, jets and helicopters.

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Contour Airlines

Rail Access

Tennessee Southern Railroad

Tennessee Southern Railroad (TSRR) runs from Maury County to the Port of Florence on the Tennessee River. TSRR interchanges with Class I carrier CSX in Maury County. Lawrenceburg offers a cross-dock facility with the ability to transload products between rail cars and trucks. The Port of Florence provides intermodal service between railroad, river barges and trucks.

Ports

Belonging geographically to the southeastern United States, businesses can leverage various modes of transport to move materials and goods. The Ports of Savannah, New Orleans, and Mobile are all within a days’ drive from our industrial areas, and can also be easily accessed by main-line rail serving nearby Nashville, Huntsville, and Memphis. Our industrial areas are served by the short-line Tennessee Southern Railroad which connects us to a CSX main-line and the Port of Florence, an inland riverport located 40 miles south of Lawrenceburg.

Port of Florence

The Port of Florence is a public, non-profit corporation owned and operated by the Florence-Lauderdale County Port Authority. Located at mile 256.6 on the Tennessee River, the Port of Florence connects the entire region with the rest of the United States and the global marketplace. The port serves regional business and industry through links with an excellent transportation system including four-lane highways with connections to major interstates and the Tennessee Southern Railroad Company with connections to CSX railways. Tennessee Southern Railroad also provides stevedoring services for the port across the dock via the port’s 40-ton bridge crane. Fleeting in the port area is provided by Muscle Shoals Marine Service.