Major Highways

  • 13 miles to Interstate – 40 in Jackson
  • US Hwy 45 W and Us Hwy 45 E (north to south through Gibson County)
  • US Hwy 70/79 (SW to NW through Gibson County)
  • US Hwy 412 (10 miles from Gibson County)

Gibson County has easy access to Interstate 40 and near proximity to Interstate 155. Most places within the county are within a ninety minute drive from Memphis, an area known world-wide as America’s Distribution Center due to its ideal location and transportation infrastructure. Interstate access may be made from US Highways 45 W and 45 E, and local highways 79 and 104.


Gibson County Airport

Located between the communities of Milan, Trenton, and Humboldt, Gibson County Airport (TGC) supports recreational, corporate, and business operations. Thanks to its central location in Gibson County, the airport supports the crucial agricultural operations and needs for the entire county and surrounding region, supporting almost 100 annual agricultural operations. The airport also supports weekly recreational and business flights with its 4,802-foot runway, providing an access point to the area for incoming businesses and clientele.

The airport prides itself on being a fundamental part of businesses and industries in the area such as construction as well as being able to provide essential access for the transportation of individuals and materials.

56 Airport Road, Milan, TN 38358-5338, (731) 723-9596 ‎

Humboldt Municipal Airport

Humboldt Municipal Airport is a public-use airport located in Gibson County, Tennessee, United States. It is three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of the City of Humboldt, which owns the airport. According to the FAA’s National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it was classified as a general aviation airport.

McKellar Sipes Regional Airport

McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport in Jackson has daily scheduled regional airline service and meets the same FAA safety and security requirements as much larger facilities. The airport has a 6,000 foot grooved surface primary runway with a category 1 instrument landing system plus a 3,500 foot secondary runway. The airport control tower is operated from 7am until 7pm daily under the FAA Contract Tower Program using FAA certified controllers. 

Southern Airways Express provides three daily departures to Atlanta from McKellar-Sipes, with fares ranging from $69 to $99 each way, as well as offering weekend seasonal flights to Destin, Florida.

The airport is located at 308 Grady Montgomery Drive, Jackson, TN

Ph#: (731) 423-0995

For more information visit: https://mckellarsipes.com/

Memphis International Airport

Memphis International Airport (MEM) serves thousands of passengers every month. The majority of our customers originate or arrive in Memphis, meaning as an origination and destination airport we predominantly serve your family, friends and colleagues and play host to thousands of tourists and visitors. 

Memphis International Airport is home to the main FedEx Express global “SuperHub”, which processes a significant portion of the freight carrier’s packages. Nonstop FedEx destinations from Memphis include scores of cities across the continental U.S., plus Anchorage and Honolulu, as well as numerous Canadian, Mexican, and Caribbean cities. Intercontinental nonstops include: Cologne, Dubai, Paris, London, Sao Paulo, Seoul and Tokyo. It is considered to be an Airport City and aerotropolis.

Major national and international distribution facilities for Flextronics, Hewlett-Packard, Nike, Sharp and many others have located in Memphis largely to be near the FedEx hub.

 For more information visit: https://flymemphis.com/


Port of Memphis

The International Port of Memphis is the second largest inland port on the shallow draft portion of the Mississippi River, and the 4th largest inland Port in the United States. The International Port of Memphis covers the Tennessee and Arkansas sides of the Mississippi River from river Mile 725 to mile 740. Within this 15 mile reach, there are 68 water fronted facilities, 37 of which are terminal facilities moving products such as: petroleum, tar, asphalt, cement, steel, coal, salt, fertilizers, rock & gravel, and of course grains. The International Port of Memphis is 400 river miles from St. Louis and 600 River miles from New Orleans and is ice free year round.

Port of Cates Landing

Close proximity to major interstates:

  • I-55
  • I-155
  • I-40
  • I-24
  • I-69

Mid-point along corridor connecting Canada and Mexico

Near World’s largest Freight Airport and rail center: Memphis, TN

Site located in Tennessee Valley Authority service area

Expandable Intermodal Port Dock and transload facility serving barge, rail, and truck

9,000 linear feet of slack water Harbor operable year round (expandable to 14,000 Linear feet)

Rail access to Canadian National Railroad


West Tennessee Railroad & CSX Rail

The West Tennessee Railroad passes north/south through Gibson County, following US Hwy 45. This railroad runs south from Fulton, Kentucky to Corinth, Mississippi.

CSX rail passes through Humboldt and Milan, with access to Memphis and Nashville on the same line.