Convenient access to a broad network of interstate and other highways, Piedmont Triad International Airport, rail services, deep water ports, the FedEx Mid-Atlantic Air Hub, and the FedEx Ground facility give High Point an advantage as a regional and national transportation hub.
High Point's Piedmont Triad region boasts five interstate highways, four of which run through High Point.
I-40 from Barstow, California to Wilmington, North Carolina
I-73 from Detroit, Michigan to Charleston, South Carolina
I-74 from Davenport, Iowa to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
I-85 from Montgomery Alabama, to Petersburg, Virginia
Regional and continental rail freight services are provided by Norfolk Southern and CSX. Passenger rail service by Amtrak provides daily service to Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, and New York, New York.
"The Triad area has one of the densest concentrations of interstates in the United States . . . without the congestion. "
- Charles Edwards, North Carolina Center for Global Logistics
Airport Piedmont Triad International Airport,
has 59 non-stop passenger flights per day and a multi-model air cargo
facility with virtually all major trucking lines operating terminals
near the airport.
The North Carolina State Ports Authority
operates an inland terminal just outside High Point's city limits.
Containers are transported to deep water ports in Wilmington and
Morehead City, North Carolina. Ports in Charleston, South Carolina;
Savannah, Georgia; and Norfolk, Virginia also serve the area.