60% of the US population is reachable from Catawba County within a one-day drive. Interstate-40 runs east to west through Catawba County. Accessible via US Highway 321, Interstate-85 is reachable in approximately 30 minutes. Interstate-77 is also reachable in 30 minutes via Interstate-40.
|Charlotte, NC||59 miles||1 hr|
|Charleston, SC||82 miles||3 hrs, 45 mins|
|Atlanta, GA||258 miles||3 hrs, 45 mins|
|Washington, DC||400 miles||6 hrs|
|New York, NY||632 miles||9 hrs, 30 mins|
|Chicago, IL||726 miles||11 hrs|
|Miami, FL||778 miles||12 hrs|
|Camp Lejeune (NC)||309 miles||4 hrs, 45 mins|
|Fort Bragg (NC)||181 miles||3 hrs|
|Fort Jackson (SC)||145 miles||2 hrs, 15 mins|
|Norfolk, VA||339 miles||5 hrs, 30 mins|
|Seymour Johnson (NC)||220 miles||3 hrs, 27 mins|
CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Charlotte Douglas International Airport is the sixth busiest airport in the world offering more than 165 nonstop destinations around the globe. CLT oversees nearly 700 departures and landings each day, and is served by seven domestic carriers and three foreign flag carriers. As American Airlines' second largest hub and the second largest airport on the East Coast, CLT connects passengers to exotic locations throughout the world. Daily nonstop service to domestic and international destinations includes Frankfurt, London, Paris, Rome, Munich, Toronto, and Mexico City among others.
HICKORY REGIONAL AIRPORT
The Hickory Regional Airport is the aviation leader in Western North Carolina and is a general aviation airport not currently served by a commercial airline. The Hickory Regional Airport is committed to providing a high level of service to its' customers by providing FREE Wireless Internet Access, exceptional facilities, free parking, excellent airfield maintenance and timely service. The airport provides the Hickory Metro area with a gateway to the world through a well-maintained runway/taxiway system, a customer-needs oriented terminal building and aircraft services through the City operated FBO. The Hickory Regional Airport offers a control tower, an aircraft maintenance facility, on-site restaurant and rental cars, short & long-term parking, a 24/7 100LL self-serve pump, charter services and hangar and tiedown rentals. The FBO caters to the pilot by providing Wifi, a pilot's lounge, snooze room and shower, crew cars and weather and flight planning stations.
GREENWAY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Greenway Public Transportation provides over 250,000 trips each year to residents living in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba County.
Greenway provides the following transportation service in these communities:
- Fixed Route: Cities of Conover, Hickory and Newton
- Flex Route: Town of Taylorsville
- Demand Respond Service: Across all four counties - Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba
For more information, visit the " How to Ride " page or call (828) 465-7634 for Fixed Route bus information or (828) 464-9444 for Demand Response, Flex Route or Complementary Paratransit.