When it comes to air travel, businesses and Residents in Montgomery County have an incredible range of choices. In addition to our own regional airport, which is perfect for corporate and charter jets, we’re within 90 minutes of three different international airports.
Montgomery County Airport
Located in the eastern part of the county, near I-73/74
Perfect for corporate jets and other private aircraft
4,002 foot lighted runway
Learn more about recent updates and the value of Montgomery County Airport (8MB PPTX File)
Piedmont Triad International Airport
50 minute drive (Greensboro, NC)
280 daily takeoffs and landings
6 major carriers
Home to a FedEx regional hub
Learn more at www.flyfrompti.com
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
90 minute drive
Sixth busiest airport in the world
More than 140 nonstop destinations
700+ daily departures and landings
US Airways hub
Seven domestic and three foreign carriers
Learn more at www.charlotteairport.com
Raleigh-Durham International Airport
90 minute drive
40 nonstop destinations
More than 400 daily flights
Eight major airlines
Learn more at www.rdu.com
The primary railroad operator in Montgomery County is the Aberdeen Carolina & Western Railway Company. This primarily east to west line extends from Charlotte towards Raleigh and also has a second line that runs down to the Southern Pines/Pinehurst area. It’s the largest privately-held regional freight railroad in North Carolina and connects businesses to both CSX and Norfolk Southern lines in multiple locations.
To learn more about the ways Aberdeen Carolina & Western can help your business, visit them online at www.acwr.com
Interstates & Highways
The addition of Interstate 73/74 in eastern Montgomery County will continue to transform our ability to quickly access major markets across the southeastern United States and beyond.
Heading north on I-73/74 leads you directly into either Greensboro (I-73) or Winston Salem (I-74). But even before that you’ll reach the crossroads of two other major Interstates—I-85 and I-40. With 85, you can turn south and go all the way to Atlanta, or turn north and run through Durham on your way to the junction with I-95 just south of Richmond. And Interstate 40 is a true coast-to-coast freeway. Turn east and you’ll go to the historic port city of Wilmington, turn west and you’ll eventually run into the greater Los Angeles area.
In addition to our excellent north/south connectivity, you’ll find easy traveling east and west as well. And even though our primary east/west route – NC Highway 27 – isn’t an interstate, it’s a great option for vehicles of all sizes. It’s just a short ride down 27 to the Queen City of Charlotte, and heading west will lead you to US Highway 15/501, then US 1, and into the fast-growing Triangle communities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill.