The Power of Location
Fairburn, Georgia, a community of 14,000, located in South Fulton County just 25 minutes from Atlanta, sits in the midst of a distinctive geographic advantage. We are minutes from the world’s busiest airport, poised strategically on Interstate I-85, and home to a CSX intermodal terminal, linking us strategically to the Georgia ports of Savannah and Brunswick.
By air, Fairburn based companies are within two hours of 80% of the U. S. market and only four hours from any major North American City. Fairburn is just 10 miles south of the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was named Air Cargo Airport of the Year for 2009-2010 by Air Cargo Week Magazine.
Metropolitan Atlanta’s Fulton County Airport, known locally as Charlie Brown, located on Fulton Industrial Boulevard, just off of I-20, is the closest airport to Hartsfield-Jackson International. This 600-acre general aviation facility, 20 miles from Fairburn, has three active runways and is used by many domestic and international corporate aircraft as well as by state and federal government aircraft.
By truck, Fairburn based companies are two days or less from 80% of the U.S. markets. Fairburn has direct access I-85 and is close to interstate highways I-75 and I-20.
By rail, CSX Intermodal provides transportation service access to the entire United States via the CSX rail network and the Fairburn terminal is a key connection. The Fairburn terminal performs hundreds of thousands of lifts annually of containers from China, Korea, Italy and other global locations. Products handled are coal, automobiles, agricultural products, paper, and other merchandise.