Access and Traffic Flow

Access and Traffic Flow

 

Strategically located in Southern Middle Tennessee, Franklin County sits in one of the fastest growing regions in the nation. Franklin County is benefitting from ongoing transportation improvements.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION 


Businesses which depend upon ground transportation have direct access to I-24 North/South Bound Highway.Having this interstate system provides Franklin County Business with interstate transportation access.The relocating and reconstructing of US Highway 64, will provide a four lane highway which connects I-65 to I-24. Rail transportation is provided by CSX with the only railway transportation connecting Chattanooga, TN to Nashville.The railway runs thru the cities of Estill Springs, Decherd, and Cowan.

 


AIR TRANSPORTATION


Nashville International Airport
Nashville International Airport is host to sixteen airlines which operate 380 flights daily to 89 markets and 49 non-stop markets. Airfield has 4 runways of up to 11,000 feet, including parallels for simultaneous landings and takeoffs. Yearly passengers are estimated more than 11 million passengers per year and cargo transportation of 75 thousand tons.


Huntsville International Airport
Huntsville International is host to six airline carriers with nonstop flight destinations to 12 cities throughout the United States. The Airport is also home to the International Intermodal Center which services international cargo flights to six international sites and six national sites.


Winchester Municipal Airport

Winchester Municipal Airport is host to 2 runways that can accommodate medium intensity aircraft with single wheel up to 30,000 lbs and double wheel up to 42,000 lbs. Yearly airport operations average 5,096 or 98 operations per week. The Winchester Airport offers a variety of services including air charter, air taxi, corporate aviation, freight operations, business and recreational flyers.