America’s free, national interstate highway network connects South Western Kentucky with every corner of the country. Most major U.S. cities are within a day’s drive for trucks, and there are hundreds of trucking firms to choose from. The local interstate hub is I-24, which runs through the heart of our three county region.


For rail service, South Western Kentucky has mainline service from CSX International. More than thirty cargo trains pass through our community daily, with stops at two separate terminals. If you prefer intermodal service to save money (rail + truck), there is a CSX Intermodal terminal one hour away in Nashville, Tennessee.


For air service, the Nashville International Airport offers commercial and cargo flights to destinations across the globe. In our region, there are two local airports, with one being the Hopkinsville – Christian County Airport.  It is well equipped with a 5,500-foot runway, IFR guidance and fuel trucks. Self-serve jet and avgas fuel is also available. The Smith D. Broadbent Airport located in Cadiz-Trigg County provides a 4,800 runway.


US Highways: US-41, US-41A, US 68/80 and US-79


Interstate Highways: I-24, I-69 and I-169


Parkways: Edward T. Breathitt (Pennyrile) Parkway

Wendell H. Ford (Western KY) Parkway



Main Line

CSX Transportation Systems

Freight, switching and siding space

Short Line

RJ Corman

Service Center, Guthrie


Motor Freight Carriers: More than 100 motor freight lines are certified to serve the area.


River Ports

Eddyville River Port - Cumberland River

Clarksville River Terminal-Cumberland River



Hopkinsville-Christian Co. Airport

Fuel Jet A Truck, Jet A and Avgas 24 hour self-serve & maintenance,

Hangars, 5502’ x 100’

Runway & IFR Equipped – Localizer,

NDB, FBO - Elite Aviation


Smith Broadbent Airport-Lake Barkley

Jet A and low lead fuel,

4800’ runway


Clarksville Airport

Jet A and low lead fuel,

4000’ runway and 6000’ runway


Charter Service

Scenic, flight instruction, and rental 4000’


Commercial Nashville International Airport

(One hour via Interstate 24)

400 daily flights


Parcel Service

Airborne Express

Express Mail

Federal Express

The UPS Store

United Parcel Service

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