Location & Infrastructure
The Perfect Place to Reach the World.
Almost equidistant between Nashville and Memphis, Henderson County is ideally suited to serve those major metropolitan areas and access their transportation corridors to reach rapidly growing areas. Transportation, logistics and trucking companies locate here to take advantage of Interstate 40, a major east-west corridor. The easy access to international airports, the Port of Memphis and Port of Cates Landing puts the entire nation at our doorstep.
Equal distance between Nashville and Memphis, Henderson County is situated strategically to serve fast-growing areas of the United States. Four-lane highways, U.S. 412 and I-40 conveniently connect Henderson County to the entire world. State roads include Highways 20, 22, 100, 104, 114, 200, 201 and 421.
Henderson County has convenient access to international airports in both Memphis and Nashville. The county also has one of only six general aviation airports in the state with at least 6,000 feet of runways. The 400-acre Beech River Regional Airport includes a lighted runway and taxiway, modern navigational aids, a 4,000-square-foot terminal building, 10,000-square-foot maintenance hangar and 24 T-hangar units to serve business, corporate and personal aircrafts and a full-length, parallel taxiway for increased safety.
Henderson County includes much of the shoreline in the Beech River Watershed, and both the Port of Memphis and Port of Cates Landing are within 120 miles.
|Nearest Commercial Service Airport||McKellar Sipes (Jackson)|
|Distance to Nearest Commercial Service Airport||35 miles|
|Daily Flights At Nearest Commercial Service Airport||7|
|Nearest General Aviation Airport||Beech River Regional (Lexington/Parsons)|
|Distance to Nearest General Aviation Airport||0 miles|
|Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airpot||6,000'|
|Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes)||24.8|
|Access of Interstate||I-40|
|State Highways||20, 22, 100, 104, 114, 200, 201, 421|
|Nearest Port (From County Seat)||New Johnsonville, Tiptonville (Cates Landing)|