Perry and Middle Georgia are a preeminent gateway for trade throughout the State of Georgia, the U.S., and ultimately, the world. Strategically located on, or near, two major interstate highways, I-75 and I-16, convenient to the ports found in Savannah and Brunswick, and just south of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Perry is a major player in commerce and trade.
The Perry-Houston County Airport (PXE) serves the Perry and Houston County communities with general aviation needs, a 5,002′ x 100′ runway, hangar space, and fuel services.
Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, is approximately 100 miles north of Perry. Shipments from the facility can reach 80 percent of the U.S. market within two hours, and any major North American city within four hours. The Middle Georgia Regional Airport as well as five other airports are located in the region to provide a variety of services.
The Brosnan Yard in nearby Macon is the largest rail switching center on the east coast. Over 17 million tons of freight move through the region’s rail-roads annually. The region is served by two Class 1 Railroads-CSX and Norfolk Southern.
Perry is known as “The Crossroads of Georgia” for a reason. Situated on or near two major Interstates (I-75 and I-16) with four (4) interchanges on I-75 and located at the junction of U.S. Highway 341 and U.S. Highway 41, Perry is well positioned for roadway travel. Multiple state routes also travel through the City. Truck travel from Perry can arrive at any southeastern market within one day’s time and approximately 80% of the U.S. population can be reached in no more than two (2) days.
The Port of Savannah, operated by the Georgia Ports Authority, is the fastest growing port in the U.S and 2nd largest port on the East Coast. This facility exports over 13.27 million tons of cargo annually and can be accessed in approximately 2.5 hours from Perry. Perry also allows access to the ports of Brunswick, Charleston, and Jacksonville within four to five hours time.