Transportation and Maps
Abingdon is located just 15 miles from the Virginia-Tennessee border in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The region offers convenient air travel to major markets, great motor freight and rail shipping.
Abingdon is conveniently located near three major Interstate corridors. I-81, the north/south route, offers three interchanges within Abingdon. Travel and transportation north and south are covered by I-77, just 50 miles to the north, and I-26, only 36 miles to the south. I-81 merges with I-40 only 75 miles to the south.
Area highways include: Highway 11; Highway 58; and Highway 19
Virginia Highlands Airport (VJI)
Virginia Highlands Airport is a regional base of operations for corporate and private airplanes. Runway: 6-24/4470′ x 75′ asphalt. Elevation is 2088 feet. Strategically located on Interstate 81 in Washington County, the airport is just minutes from Bristol, located on the Virginia-Tennessee state line, to the South and historic Abingdon to the North.
Tri-Cities Airpot (TRI)
Just 35 minutes south of Abingdon, Tri-Cities Regional Airport, TN/VA (TRI) is a full-service commercial airport serving Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Western North Carolina and Eastern Kentucky. The Airport offers nonstop flights to four hubs (Atlanta, Charlotte, Orlando and Tampa/Clearwater-St.Petersburg) on Allegiant, Delta Connection and US Airways Express
Motor Freight & Shipping
If your company depends on logistics and transportation, you’ll have plenty of reliable freight companies to choose from. The region is served by such well-known national firms as CF Roadway, Consolidated Freightways, Estes, Overnite Transportation, Roadway and Yellow Freight.
Numerous regional transportation companies can also fill your needs for nearby or less-than-truckload shipping
Abingdon Geographical Information System (GIS) data can be found here
Click on links to download PDF maps of the region.