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Transportation & Infrastructure

Interstates/Highways

  • Hawkins County is accessible via 4-lane U.S. 11-W and connects with U.S. Highway 25E, 15 miles southeast of Rogersville. Interstate 81, which parallels U.S. 11-W, is only 10 miles to the south. I -75 is 60 miles away, I-40 is only 35 miles to the southwest and I-26 is only 10 miles away.
  • Mileage to select cities from Sullivan County via the Interstate system:
    • Charlotte, North Carolina: 197 miles
    • Nashville, Tennessee: 244 miles
    • Atlanta, Georgia: 286 miles
    • Washington, DC: 425 miles

Rail Access

  • Hawkins County is served by 2 Class 1 Railroads:
    • CSX
    • Norfolk Southern

Air Access

  • Tri-Cities Airport, located 30 miles east of Phipps Bend Industrial Park, provides commercial air service. Direct access to the following markets include:
    • Atlanta
    • Charlotte
    • Orlando
    • St. Petersburg, FL
  • Tri-Cities Airport Facts:
    • Primary runway: 8,000 feet by 150 feet
    • Secondary runway: 4,447 feet by 150 feet
    • Upgraded Instrument Landing System, Mark 20 ILS, GPS compatible, remote maintenance and monitoring
    • More than 200,000 passenger boardings per year

 Tri-Cities Regional Airport is served by these Airlines

 

  • McGhee-Tyson Airport in Knoxville, located 70 miles southwest of Rogersville, also provides commercial air service. Direct access to the following markets include:
    • Atlanta
    • Chicago
    • Nashville
    • Memphis
    • Charlotte
    • Pittsburgh
    • Cincinnati
    • Dalls-Fort Worth
    • New York
  • McGhee Tyson Airport facts:
    • Two parallel runways measuring 9,000 feet covering approximately 2,000 acres
    • 2,000,000 passenger boardings per year

McGhee-Tyson Airport in Knoxville is served by these Airlines

 

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