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The nearest airport is between Martin and Union City, approximately eight miles west of Martin. Facilities include a 6,500′ x 100′ asphalt runway, a modern lighting system, including a 36-inch rotating beacon, two hangars, and an administration building. The field is in excellent state of repair and can accommodate twin-engine planes and small executive-type jets. A full-time mechanic offers repair service, flying lessons, storage facilities and charter service. Both 100 low lead fuel and jet fuel are available and the local radio is Unicom 122.7.

View Regional Airports

Everett-Stewart Airport

Union City, TN
6,500 ft Length Runway

Carroll County Airport

McKenzie, TN
5,500 ft Length Runway

Barkley Regional Airport

Paducah, KY
Three Flights Daily to and from Memphis
Carrier – Northwest

Memphis International Airport

Memphis, TN
Numerous Flights Daily to and from Domestic and International Destinations
Carriers – AirTran, American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines, KLM, Northwest Airlines, United Airlines, and US Airways

Nashville International Airport

Nashville, TN
Numerous Flights Daily to and from Domestic and International Destinations
Carriers – American Airlines, American Eagle, American Connection, Continental Express, Delta Airlines, Delta Connection, Frontier Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Skyway/Midwest Express, Southwest Airlines, United Express Airlines, US Airways, US Airways Express, AirCanada (Jazz), and JetBlue


Martin is served by the West Tennessee Railroad, which connects nearby to other railroad systems, giving Martin connections with major points throughout the country. An Amtrak Station is 12 miles away that offers service from Chicago to New Orleans.


Martin is served by U. S. Highway 45E from the north and south and by State Highway 22 from the east and west. West Kentucky Parkway begins at the Kentucky Tennessee state line ten miles north of Martin. Interstate 40 is approximately 45 miles south of Martin. Martin is 10 miles to access Interstate 69.

Major roads and highways

U.S. Route 45E (Elm St., Lindell St.)

State Route 22

State Route 431 (Main St., University St.)

State Route 43 (Skyhawk Blvd.)

Truck Lines

Major truck lines, as well as small versatile carriers, serve Martin. Volunteer Trucking and American Freightway have terminals in Dresden, and Wharton Trucking and Godwin Leasing have terminals in Gleason. The area is also served by such lines as Yellow Freight, Smith Transfer, Roadway Express, Transus, and Overnite.