The primary reason that Greene County is home to more than 90 manufacturing firms is its strategic location, allowing its manufacturing companies to efficiently and economically connect to every major market in the eastern half of the United States.
Landair, a privately-owned logistics company delivering a range of supply chain solutions to a diverse customer base, is headquartered in Greeneville. They specialize in custom-designed and engineered logistics services including dedicated contract solutions, warehouse management and distribution, light manufacturing and transportation management. Landair has received numerous customer and industry awards and operates with a goal of sustainability. Operating from more than 40 locations, Landair employs more than 900 people and utilizes more than 450 tractors and 1,000 trailers in its operations.
More than 25 other trucking firms serve the area with terminals, allowing shippers to find the ideal service to meet their unique needs. More than 191 miles of state highway and more than 32 miles of interstate cover Greene County.
Located on I-81
Distance to Other Major Interstates:
I-40 – 37 miles
I-75 – 72 miles
I-26 – 32 miles
Transit miles from Greene County
Greene County is served by Norfolk-Southern Corporation which has 986 miles of track in Tennessee. Two boxcar loading stations are located within 30 miles.
The Greeneville/Greene County Municipal Airport services both private and corporate clients.
The airport is open 24 hours a day and offers chartered flights and cargo shipping. Taxi and car rental services, hangar and tie-down storage, major repair and Avgas/Jet A fuel are all available.
The airport boasts a 6,300-foot asphalt runway, which is the state’s sixth longest. The fixed base operator is Greeneville Aviation Services.
Tri-Cities Regional Airport is located just off I-81 in Blountville, 42 miles from Greeneville, and serves 450,000 passengers annually.
- Airlines: Allegiant Air, American Eagle, Delta Connection, and US Airways Express.
- Major Cities: Non-stop flights to six hubs (Atlanta, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Detroit, Chicago and Tampa/Clearwater-St. Petersburg). With one connection, customers can fly most anywhere in the U.S. and the world.
- Air Cargo: 13,000 square-foot cargo facility with 174,000 square feet of cargo apron; 4,000 linear feet of parallel taxiway and new cargo apron connector. Foreign Trade Zone designation. Airborne Express and DHL provide guaranteed overnight delivery service, and freight services also are provided on passenger aircraft.
- Fixed Base Operators: Tri-City Aviation.
Runways: 8,000' x 150' and 4,447' x 150' asphalt. Elevation 1,519 feet.
McGhee Tyson Airport serves metropolitan Knoxville and is located 70 miles from Greeneville, serving approximately 1.43 million passengers annually.
- Major Cities: Non-stop service to 19 major hubs which provide connections to all other cities.
- Airlines: AirTran, Allegiant Air, American, Continental, Delta, United Express and U.S. Airways.
- Air Cargo: 21-acre facility with service from Airborne Express, Federal Express and UPS.
- Fixed Base Operators: TAC Air.
- Runways: 9,000' x 150' asphalt and 9,000 x 150' concrete.
Asheville Regional Airport is located just south of Asheville, NC, at exit 40 off I-26 and serves all of Western North Carolina. Amenities include free Wi-Fi, a Business Center, Blue Ridge Trading & Tavern featuring locally-inspired dishes, a Guest Services Center, Art Gallery, and more.
- Major Cities: Non-stop flights on seven commercial airlines to 12 cities: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit, Ft. Walton Beach/Destin, Houston, Newark, New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia and Tampa
- Airlines: AirTran, American, Continental, Delta, United, U.S. Airways and Vision.
- Fixed Base Operators: Landmark Aviation.
- Runway: 8,001’ x 150’
Provides charter bus services.
Provides passenger bus service.