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TRANSPORTATION IN COLLETON COUNTY

In Colleton County, manufacturers can build their success on our strategic location within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population with easy interstate, rail and air transportation access to additional markets in the U.S., as well as destinations around the globe via the nearby ports of Charleston and Savannah.
 
Our strategic position is enhanced by proximity to the prime business and commerce capitals of the Southeastern U.S., as well as some of the world’s most beautiful beaches and resorts and America’s most historic cities, providing advantages to your business and a great quality of life for employees.


  • INTERSTATE ACCESS:
    Five Exits in Colleton County

    I-95: Exits 42, 53, 57, 62, and 68

    I-26:30 miles north

    I-16: 60 miles south  
     

  • THE LOWCOUNTRY REGIONAL AIRPORT:
    One of Colleton County's Greatest Assets

    The Lowcountry Regional Airport (RSW), is the largest general aviation airport in South Carolina. Surrounding the airport is approximately 500 acres of land designated to accommodate on and off airport operations. 130 acres have been assessed to Level III Site Certification, saving startup time and costs. An additional 113 airside acres are located in a multi-county park designation offering tax incentives to industries who locate here. 

    Low Country Regional Airport

    Runway 5/23: Length 6,002 ft. with a parallel taxiway
    Runway 17/35: Length 5,705 feet  
    Runway 9/27: Length 5,500 feet  
     

  • INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS:
    Excellent proximity to international airports

    Charleston International Airport
    Located within 40-minute drive time
     

    Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport 
    Located within a 75-minute drive time

  • PORTS OF CHARLESTON
    50-Minute Drive Time

    South Carolina’s Port of Charleston has been at the center of global commerce and trade for three centuries. In addition to being one of the busiest container ports along the southeast and Gulf coasts, it is also recognized as one of the most productive – averaging 41 moves per hour per crane, well above the U.S. port standard of 25-27.
     
    The deep water and high bridges allow the Port to serve ships of more than 8,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs); in 2010, the Port handled 1.28 million TEUs.  Each year, more than 30 different shipping lines serving 150 countries use South Carolina’s ports.  Our region offers sites within 45 minutes to 90 minutes of the Port of Charleston.

  • PORT OF SAVANNAH:
    75-Minute Drive Time

    The largest single container terminal in North America, the Port of Savannah is within a 15-minute to 90-minute drive of our industrial sites.  Two railroads, Norfolk Southern and CSX are on terminal.  With 9,700 Feet of contiguous berth space, the Port of Savannah is a four-hour drive to major markets in Atlanta, Orlando and Charlotte.

     




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