Several local freight transportation companies enjoy easy access to I-59 and I-20. The interstates, along with a network of U.S. and state highways allow supplies to flow in and goods to flow out of Rainbow City in a very cost effective manner.
Gadsden Municipal Airport is located less than ten minutes from the heart of Rainbow City. Birmingham Shuttlesworth Airport (major cargo and passenger) is less than an hour away via I-59.
Located only a few miles from Rainbow City’s Industrial Parks and city center, Northeast Alabama Regional Airport (NEALAIR) is a publicly owned airfield that has served Etowah County and the surrounding communities since 1944.
NEALAIR has 42 T-Style hangers located on the field as well as six corporate hangers and two maintenance services. The Fixed Base Operation (FBO) is Northeast Alabama Aviation. The FBO staff will make arrangements for catering for passengers and pilots as well as room reservations for hotels that are located five minutes from the field. There is a comfortable lobby among the excellent facilities located within the FBO and a courtesy crew car is available. Charter flight services are also available.
The port of Mobile, which provides shipping to every major international destination, is a 4.5 hour drive to our south.