Gadsden Industrial Development Authority
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Rail

The Gadsden area is served by a main line of Norfolk Southern Railways and by OmniTRAX, the largest private railroad operator in North America.

Air

General Aviation

Gadsden's Northeast Alabama Regional Airport  is an uncontrolled field. It has a main runway of 6,802 x 150 feet (2,073 x 46 meters), a secondary runway of 4,806 x 100 feet (1,465 x 30 meters), and a Category 1 Instrument Landing System.  On average, there are 300 takeoffs and landings per week, counting touch-and-gos.  It is general aviation traffic, including corporate jets, about 75% of which is transient.  For communications, navaids, runway specifications and more details, click http://www.airnav.com/airport/KGAD.

Water

Inland port

The Port of Guntersville is a bulk freight transfer terminal located approximately 35 miles/56 kilometers northwest of Gadsden via U.S. Highway 431, and is served from Gadsden by the Alabama & Tennessee River Railway.  It is at river mile 358.8 on the Tennessee River, which connects to the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway and terminates at the Port of Mobile.  Barge and tow companies are listed here.

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Gadsden-Etowah County Industrial Development Authority
Gadsden-Etowah County Industrial Development Authority
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One Commerce Square • Gadsden, AL 35901
Phone: 256.543.9423 • Fax: 256.547.2351
Gadsden-Etowah County Industrial Development Authority One Commerce Square, Gadsden AL 35901 Phone.256.543.9423 Fax.256.547.2351