Transportation

All roads lead to Albany – that's not just something we say. Whether you’re trying to reach the Port of Savannah or I-75, Albany-Dougherty County provides you with four-lane access all the way there. Our strategic location allows you to reach 82 percent of the domestic industrial market and 79 percent of the nation’s largest consumer markets in less than two days (by truck). Southwest Georgia Regional Airport offers passenger and cargo travel. If it’s rail you need, Norfolk Southern Corp. and Georgia & Florida Railway have our county covered. Not bad, eh?
Highways

Air & Truck Transit Times

Data

  • Ga. Hwy 300 provides four-lane access to Florida and Interstates 75 and 10
  • US Hwy 82 provides four-lane access to Interstates 75, 85, 95 and 185, as well as to the Georgia Coast
  • US Hwy 19 provides four-lane access to Atlanta and connects all four-lane highways

Quick Facts
  • Airport code, ABY
  • Runway lengths: 6,601-foot grooved asphalt runway; 5,219-foot cross-wind grooved asphalt runway
  • 35-minute flight to Atlanta
  • Southwest Georgia Regional Airport (ABY) in Albany is the state’s second-largest cargo airport by landed weight. The airport offers three nonstop, daily, 35-minute Delta flights to Hartsfield-Jackson International Aiport (ATL) in Atlanta utilizing regional jet equipment. On site at the airport is a UPS sorting facility. Airport amenities include a 6,601-foot grooved asphalt runway; aircraft tie downs; hangar rentals; lighted runways; precision and nonprecision approaches; and an additional 5,219-foot cross-wind grooved asphalt runway. The airport has a new cargo parking apron for expanded cargo operations and room for cargo carrier expansion. The airport features a privately-managed, full-service, fixed-base operator. Southwest Georgia Regional Airport unveiled a new, multimillion-dollar airport terminal in 2013.

Railroad Access
  • Albany-Dougherty County served by Norfolk-Southern Corp. and Georgia & Florida Railway
  • Two switching yards conveniently serve corporate citizens
  • Switching service provided seven days per week by Norfolk-Southern and six days per week, to customer specs, by Georgia & Florida Railway
  • Georgia offers 5,000 miles of track, the most extensive system in the Southeast

Ports

Ports Within 250 Miles

Atlantic Coast
  • Port of Savannah, Ga.
  • Port of Charleston, SC
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla.
Gulf Coast
  • Port of Panama City, Fla.
  • Port of Pensacola, Fla.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala.

Port within 350 miles

  • Port of New Orleans, La.

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