Trucking Service: There are more than 125 general commodity and specialized motor carrier terminals within a 50 mile radius.Air Service:
McGhee Tyson Airport, operated by the City of Knoxville, is 23 miles northeast, approximately 30 minutes, via U.S. Highway 411. It is served by AirTran Airways, Aspen Mountain Air, COMAIR (Delta Connection), Delta Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Northwest Airlink, Trans World Airlines, USAir, USAir Express, United Airlines, United Express. There are 100 flights daily to and from surrounding hub airports.


CSX Norfolk/Southern
I-75 I-40
Navigable waterways
River Little Tennessee Channel depth 11 feet
Port in county Yes
Local Air Service
General aviation Monroe County Distance 0 miles
Runway length 3,600 feet Surface Asphalt
Lighting Medium intensity, MIRL/VASI
Gas Yes, 100 LL / Jet A Octane available 80/100
Nearest commercial service Knoxville Metro Distance 43 miles
Runway length 9,000 feet Surface Asphalt
Lighting High & medium density
Gas Yes, 100 LL / Jet A Octane available 80/100 Jet

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  • Monroe County

    Monroe County
  • Economic Development

    The Current unemployment rate in Monroe County is 3.9%. Monroe County has five thriving industrial parks.

  • Contact Information

    Monroe County Economic Development Office
    Director Bryan S. Hall
    103 College Street South, Suite 6
    Madisonville, TN 37354
    Office: 423-442-3652
    Mobile: 423-337-1027