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Transportation

transportation

Collierville provides timely and cost effective access to runway, river, rail and roads.

Key Facts

  • Collierville is 20 minutes from Memphis International Airport ... 30 minutes from Downtown Memphis ... 10 minutes from the Norfolk Southern Intermodal rail yard.
  • Collierville provides overnight access by truck to 152 key US markets.
  • 45 states can be reached with two-day truck service from Collierville.


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Runway

Memphis International Airport (MEM), home of FedEx, is the world's busiest air cargo airport.  Businesses located in the region, have full access to some of the latest drop-off times for overnight shipping in the country.  Additionally, Memphis International Airport is home to the world's largest mail processing center, 3rd largest UPS sorting center in the U.S. and largest National Guard Facility in the country.

From a passenger air travel perspective, American Airlines, American Eagle, Delta Airlines, Delta Connection, Frontier Airlines, SeaPort Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Express, Allegiant, US Airways and US Airways Express currently offer air service from MEM. The busiest domestic routes from MEM are Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX, and; Chicago, IL.

River

The Memphis economy was originally built around the Mississippi River and this vital component to our economy is still a critical access tool today.

Easily accessible from Collierville, Memphis boasts the 2nd largest inland port on the Mississippi River and the 4th largest inland port in the U.S.

Rail

The Memphis MSA region is serviced by Five Class One rail systems. Union Pacific (UP), BNSF Railway (BNSF), CSX Corporation (CSX), Canadian National Railroad (CN) and Norfolk Southern (NS) all operate state-of-the-art facilities in the Memphis area.

Norfolk Southern has invested over $125 million in their new intermodal rail yard in Rossville, TN, located only five miles from the Collierville town line.

Roads

Collierville is strategically located in the southeast corner of Shelby County, at the crossroads of highways I-269, US Highway 72 and SR-385, positioning Collierville as one of the most accessible locations in the Mid-South.

Interstate I-40, the key east-west transportation corridor in the U.S., can be accessed in less than fifteen minutes from Collierville.  Additionally, seven U.S. Highways intersect in Memphis: Highways 51, 61, 64, 70, 72, 78 and 79.

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      John D. Duncan
      Director of Economic Development
      500 Poplar View Parkway
      Collierville, TN 38017

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