• Within a day's drive to over 60% of the United States population and more than two-thirds the U.S. industrial base.
  • Four 4-lane divided highways (US 29, 58, 220 and 360) that connect to six Interstates within an hour's drive (I-40, 73, 77, 81, 85 and 95).

Southern Virginia major highways and interstates


Major Market Distances

Market Distance Drive Time
Charlotte, North Carolina 141 miles 2.5 hours
Richmond, Virginia 145 miles 2.5 hours
Washington, DC 247 miles 4.5 hours
Charleston, SC 327 miles 5 hours
Atlanta, Georgia 386 miles 6 hours
Chattanooga, Tennessee 414 miles 6.5 hours
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 386 miles 7 hours
Columbus, Ohio 411 miles 7.5 hours
New York City, New York 514 miles 9 hours
Detroit, Michigan 613 miles 10 hours
Mobile, Alabama 705 miles 10.5 hours
Miami, Florida 840 miles 13.5 hours

Southern Virginia Regional Alliance major market distances 



  • 3 regional airports, 2 with 5,000 ft. runways.
  • An hour's drive from four commercial airports (including Raleigh-Durham International which has non-stop flights to London's Heathrow).

Southern Virginia airports



  • Served by Norfolk-Southern Railroad.
  • Currently over 30 rail served sites and buildings on the market.
  • Norfolk Southern intermodal facility within one hour drive offering direct service to Port of Virginia.

Southern Virginia railroad access



  • Approximately 4 hours by highway from the center of the region.
  • Accessible by U.S. Highway 58.
  • The Port of Virginia is prepared for the next generation of shipping with 50' deep obstruction-free channels and Super Post Panamax cranes.
  • Norfolk Southern intermodal facility within 1-hour drive, offering rail service directly to the Port of Virginia.

For more information on the Port of Virginia and its services and other facilities, click here.

Southern Virginia ports access