Florence County is strategically located at the intersection of I-20, which begins in Florence and extends through Dallas, Texas and I-95, the major North/South thoroughfare on the east coast. Exactly half-way between Miami and New York, Florence County provides excellent access to markets and is in close proximity to direct interstate connections with I-26 and I-77.
Florence County’s exceptional interstate system allows industries to take advantage of the quick access to the east coast and beyond.
The robust ports system of South Carolina allows industries to connect to the world. Florence County is a short drive from the Dillon Inland Port. Additionally the Port of Charleston, now the deepest harbor on the East Coast at 52 feet, is approximately a two hour drive from Florence County.
Dillon Inland Port - approximately 25 miles from Florence Port of Charleston - approximately 110 miles from Florence Port of Wilmington - approximately 110 miles from Florence Port of Savannah - approximately 175 miles from Florence
CSX established their largest South Carolina rail yard in Florence. This rail yard accommodates CSX’s regional headquarters, which comprises a four state region from Richmond, Virginia to Savannah, Georgia. Industries can easily import and export by utilizing CSX rail that runs through Florence County.
The Florence Regional Airport has provided service to the public for over 75 years. Florence Regional offers daily flights by American Airlines and is heavily used for general aviation. The hub serving Florence Regional Airport is the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
We have two runways (Runway 01/19 @ 6,000’ and Runway 09/27 @ 6,500’) Runway 09/27 is a precision instrument runway with a Category I ILS. The airport maintains full FAA Part 139 certification. The airport also has a full-service Fixed-Base Operation with fueling, aircraft servicing and maintenance services available.
Other airports in close proximity to Florence County: Columbia Metropolitan Airport - approximately 1 hour from Florence Myrtle Beach Regional Airport - approximately 1 hour 30 minutes from Florence Charleston International Airport - approximately 2 hours from Florence Charlotte Douglas International Airport - approximately 2 hours from Florence