Southeast Georgia Logistics Infrastructure2020-11-02T22:40:55-05:00

Southeast Georgia Logistics & Infrastructure

Glynn County serves as a regional hub for transportation in Southeast Georgia and offers access to the Port of Brunswick, I95, two Class I rail lines, and an airport that is served by Delta.

Airports

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 aircraft, which is one of the reasons why Gulfstream Aerospace has located its 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 amid 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.

Jekyll Island Airport overview

The Jekyll Island Airport is the perfect airport for quick get aways to Georgia’s Jewel, Jekyll Island.

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

Ports

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.

Logistics Cluster in Glynn County, Georgia

When you locate to the Golden Isles, you join a community of like-minded and complementary businesses in the logistics and distribution industry.

Contact us to learn more about the Golden Isles.

I am here and ready to provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision about locating in the Golden Isles.

Vanessa Wagner

Director of Business Development & Strategic Programs

vanessawagner@bwkeda.com
cell: 703-999-0470

Contact us to learn more about the Golden Isles.

I am here and ready to provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision about locating in the Golden Isles.

Vanessa Wagner

Director of Business Development & Strategic Programs

vanessawagner@bwkeda.com
cell: 703-999-0470

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