Southeast Georgia Logistics Infrastructure
Port of Brunswick
The Port of Brunswick is best known for the handling of automobiles.
The Port of Brunswick is owned and operated by the Georgia Ports Authority. The Port of Brunswick is located 12 miles landward from the open Atlantic Ocean. Currently, the channel width is being widened to 1,000 feet and the depth is being increased to 36 feet. The vertical height clearance of the Sidney Lanier Bridge is 185 feet at mean high tide.
Port of Savannah and the Port of Jacksonville
Glynn County is also located one hour south of the Port of Savannah and one hour north of the Port of Jacksonville, both via I-95. Several existing industries use both ports to ensure they get the best price on service.
Brunswick Golden Isles Airport
The Golden Isles are home to three airports and over 2,000 acres of available property surrounding the largest of the three, the Brunswick Golden Isles Airport (BQK). Brunswick Golden Isles Airport Industrial Property
Brunswick Golden Isles Airport overview
The Brunswick Golden Isles Airport is located on the mainland and offers three daily 37 minute flights to Atlanta (ATL) through DELTA. The runway is 8,000 ft and once served as the runway for a Navy Base. The runway can handle just about any type of aircraft which is one of the reasons why Gulfstream Aerospace has located their finishing facility in the Golden Isles.
McKinnon St Simons Airport overview
The McKinnon St Simons Airport is located on St Simons Island where business and vacation travelers can fly straight into the heart of three of the Golden Isles. McKinnon is a busy general aviation facility serving pilots and passengers with the most up-to-date services in the midst of an island beach/golf/nature getaway. The airport has two active runways – 4/22 at 5,800 feet long and 16/34 at 3,313 feet long. Several non-precision approaches provide inclement-weather access, as well as a visual guidance system to assist pilots on landing.
Interstate 95 and Highway Access
Brunswick and the Golden Isles is easily accessible via Interstate 95, an East Coast artery of commerce from Maine to Miami, and U.S. 17, a scenic route of incomparable beauty. U.S. 341/Golden Isles Parkway, U.S. 25, U.S. 82/GA 520 offer businesses direct access to all areas of Georgia. Additionally, Brunswick and the Golden Isles are serviced by eight local motor freight terminals and numerous motor freight carriers.
Norfolk Southern and CSX Rail Access
Glynn County is served by two Class I railroads, CSX and Norfolk Southern, in addition to one short line, the Colonel’s Island Railroad, owned and operated by Rail Link. AMTRAK passenger service is available about an hour’s drive away in Jesup, GA.