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Transportation/Infrastructure

 

Interstates

  • Interstates 81 and 26 run through Sullivan County providing us with access to the US Interstate grid via East-West and North-South interstates.
  • Mileages to select cities from Sullivan County via the Interstate system:
    • Charlotte, North Carolina: 213 miles
    • Nashville, Tennessee- 278 miles
    • Atlanta, Georgia: 312 miles
    • Washington, DC: 397 miles

 

 

Rail Access

  • Sullivan County is served by 2 Class I Railroads:
    • CSX
    • Norfolk Southern

 

 

Air Access

  • Sullivan County has direct access to the following markets via Tri-Cities Airport (TRI):
    • Atlanta (average of six flights to Atlanta and six flights from Atlanta daily via Delta)
    • Charlotte (average of 11 flights to Charlotte and 11 flights from Charlotte daily via American)
    • Orlando Sanford International Airport (via Allegiant)
    • St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (via Allegiant)Community Infrastructure Airlines
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  • Tri-Cities Airport Facts:
    • Primary runway: 5/23 – 8,000 feet by 150 feet
    • Secondary runway: 9/27 – 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

Connecting Flights:

  • Nonstop flights to Atlanta, Charlotte, Orlando, and St. Petersburg, FL, provide tremendous connections to the entire world:
    • Atlanta Facts: World's busiest airport both in passengers and number of flights
    • Charlotte Facts: 31st busiest airport in the world, busiest international airport in US without nonstop service to Asia

 

 

Broadband

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Contacts

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423.279.7681
  10368 Wallace Alley St., Suite 1, Kingsport, TN 37663
PO Box 747, Blountville, TN 37617

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