Connecting Your Business to the World

Much of the Meigs County highway system is interstate-grade divided highways, which makes getting raw materials and finished products to their destinations fast, easy, and affordable.  Our robust highway system connects to interstate highways in several places nearby offering fast and easy access to a regional workforce of more than 290,000 within an hour’s drive and regional markets of more 160 million consumers. 

Within minutes of I-77, Meigs County is also served by US highways 33 and 50 – part of the Appalachian Highway system – which provides fast access to markets. Highway 33 also puts Columbus where interstates fan out in every direction, just 90 minutes away.

The Watco/Kanawha River Railroad (KNWA) offers a state-of-the-art transload facility and connects to the Norfolk Southern mainline in Columbus and to the CSX mainline less than 30 miles away.

Companies looking for air freight and intermodal services will find all the options they need at the Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus – one of the few cargo-dedicated airports in the world. Rickenbacker offers Meigs County businesses access to global networks and freight hubs in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

The Gallia-Meigs Regional Airport (KGAS) supports the needs of regional travelers. Those wanting to travel the world will find seven major carriers and 140 daily nonstop flights from the John Glenn Columbus International Airport where more than seven million passengers pass through each year.

Explore the links on this page to see all the ways you can connect with the world in Meigs County.