Site Selection: Transportation
- Douglasville has direct access to Interstate 20 with five interchanges.
- More than 150,000 vehicles a day pass through Douglasville on
- Over 60 trucking companies serve businesses in Douglasville and Douglas County.
- I-20 has played a major role in Douglasville’s residential and economic boom over the last 20 years. The interstate provides an easy commute for workers coming to Douglasville throughout the region and those companies in Douglasville that have customers and suppliers located throughout the metro area and southeast.
- I-20 extends from Odessa, Texas to Florence, South Carolina and connects with interstates I-10, I-75, I-77, I-85, I-95 and I-285 which provide direct routes to major markets across the U.S.
- Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the world’s busiest airport and is located less than 30 minutes from Douglasville.
- Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport serves more than 85 million passengers a year.
- More than 1,200 flights per day take off from Hartsfield-Jackson to nearly 250 domestic and international destinations.
- Atlanta is within a 2 hours flight of 80% of the U.S. population.
- More than 40 airlines serve Hartsfield-Jackson.
- Hartsfield-Jackson is one of the world’s leading air cargo terminals and is ranked 22nd globally in terms of volume. Only Atlanta, Los Angeles and Chicago are both top 10 U.S. cargo and passenger airports.
- Two general aviation airports, Fulton County Airport (also known as Charlie Brown Field) and Paulding County Regional Airport, are easily accessible from Douglasville. These airports provide ample facilities for private and corporate jets. In fact, Charlie Brown, less than 10 minutes from Douglasville is used by corporate executives from a number of the Fortune 1000 companies located in Metro Atlanta.
- Norfolk Southern Railway provides freight service with a rail line that runs parallel to US 78 (Bankhead Highway) in Douglasville.
- Norfolk Southern is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. It operates approximately 21,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides superior connections to western rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is North America’s largest rail carrier of metals and automotive products.
- Just west of downtown Douglasville, on US 78, is an available 264 acre, single owner property with Norfolk Southern Railway frontage.
Port of Savannah
- The Port of Savannah, located approximately 4 hours from Douglasville, is the 2nd largest container port on the U.S. East Coast and the fastest growing in the nation.
- State-of-the-art deepwater ports in Savannah and Brunswick are the 4th largest in the U.S. and serve as the south Atlantic’s premier auto-processing facility.
- The Georgia Ports Authority operates the ports and invests in the development of leading-edge technology, marketing and operational strategies.