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11-Hour Drive Region

Having access to 145 million people in a single day’s drive is one of the greatest assets the I-77 Region can offer new and expanding companies.

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I-77 Region Transportation & Access

Interstate 77

Non-stop north/south access from Columbia, South Carolina to Cleveland, Ohio. It is a vital north-south corridor through the Appalachian Mountains with significant regional junctions or access to I-95, I-26, I-20, I-85, & I-40.

Port of Charleston

5 terminals and has received worldwide recognition for its innovative design and productivity

Port of Georgetown

Includes specialty cargo handling facilities

Inland Port in Greer

Brings the state’s marine facilities more than 200 miles inland

Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) 127 + 3 FTZ Sites

Foreign Trade Zone 127 is located at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport Complex. There are 3 FTZ strategically located sites throughout the I-77 region

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

  • 140 non-stop destinations
  • 700 daily departures and arrivals
  • 7 domestic carriers and 3 foreign careers
  • 44 million passengers served annually
  • 9th busiest airport in the U.S.

Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)

  • 35 non-stop flights to 9 major airports and 8 destinations
  • 3 major carriers
  • Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) 127
  • UPS Airline hub

Rock Hill-York County Airport

  • 7,200 sq. ft. terminal with conference room and large concourse
  • 5,500’ x 100’ runway
  • 20 miles south of Charlotte Douglas International

Norfolk Southern

  • Major North/South route through the I-77 region
  • 2 Terminals - Charlotte and Columbia

CSX Transportation

  • Major route through the I-77 region
  • Intersects with Norfolk Southern line and L&C line

Lancaster & Chester Railroad (L&C)

  • 62 miles of track connecting to Norfolk Southern and CSX national rail networks
  • Dual-rail access to over 3,000 acres of industrially zoned property
  • 45 minutes from Charlotte Douglas International Airport

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