The Tri-Cities region offers a logistics and transportation infrastructure that is second to none. Whether importing, exporting, or distributing domestically, everything is in place to ensure your supply chain keeps operating efficiently.

  • Grantee – Tri-Cities Airport Authority • Contact – Mark Canty, Director of Trade and Business Development, (423) 367-2385,
  • Supporting Members – Sullivan County, TN, Washington County, TN, Bristol, TN, Kingsport, TN, Johnson City, TN, Hamblen County, TN, Tri-Cities Airport
  • Zone Structure – Alternate Site Framework (ASF)
  • Annual fee charged to FTZ users by Grantee – $5,000 regardless of activity or size of activated area
  • Elevation: 1,519 feet • Primary Runway 5/23: 8,000 x 150 feet
  • Runway 23: Category II Instrument Landing System (ILS)
  • Runway 5: Category I ILS • Secondary Runway 9/27: 4,447 x 150 feet
  • Runway 27: Precision Approach path indicator system
  • Police and aircraft rescue/firefighting services available on airport 24 hours per day
  • All taxiways are 75 feet wide
  • No operation, air traffic or noise restriction problems

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Port No. 2027 is a fully functional port located at Tri-Cities Airport. The Port services all modes of transportation, not just those shipments arriving by air. Truck and rail shipments are also inspected and cleared by U.S. Customs officers, who offers superior customer service to those who clear their goods locally and will even perform inspections at the importer’s facility. The Customs port is also responsible for Foreign-Trade Zone oversight and enforcement.

For additional information, please contact George Faron, Port Director:

Port of Tri-Cities, TN/VA
100 Cargo Center Drive
Suite CC-104
Blountville, TN 37617
423-325-6498 Phone
423-325-6499 Fax