Strategically located between Memphis, Tennessee, and Jackson, Mississippi, Grenada is positioned within less than a half-day drive from all major markets in the southeastern U.S. Our central location also provides direct access to a population of more than 375,000 in a 50-mile radius.
By road, rail, water or air, Grenada offers you options to move your products quickly to major markets in the U.S and abroad.
Located on Interstate 55, which runs from Chicago, Illinois, to La Place, Louisiana, Grenada is connected to 65% of major markets in the U.S. Grenada is located just over an hour from Memphis, Tennessee - America's Distribution Center. Grenada also is situated on U.S. Highway 51, which runs from LaPlace to the state of Michigan, paralleling I-55, Interstate 39, the Canadian National Railway, and Grenada Railroad, LLC. Mississippi Highway 8 provides easy east/west access from Grenada through central Mississippi to the Port of Rosedale on the Mississippi River and to the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway on the state's eastern boundary. (See Maps)
Rail service is available through Grenada Railroad, LLC, a short line connecting Jackson, Mississippi, and Memphis, Tennessee. This rail line connects to intermodal facilities and five Class 1 railroads in Memphis and Jackson. Learn More about the Grenada Railroad LLC.
Grenada is located 73 miles from the port of Rosedale on the lower Mississippi River. The 3.3-mile slack-water channel is maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to a minimum of 9 feet draft and provides year-round service. An approximately five-day river transport from the Port of New Orleans allows cost-efficient transportation of raw materials and products for export/import and for shipments to domestic markets. The port has a general cargo dock equipped with a 150-ton crawler crane; a dry-bulk loading system (truck to barge) and other dry-bulk free-flowing commodities; and a dry-bulk unloading system (barge to truck) for movement of other dry-bulk materials. The Port of New Orleans, Port of Gulfport, and Port of Mobile are located less than 5 hours from Grenada.
Grenada is located 85 miles from the Memphis International Airport and 123 miles from the Jackson International Airport. The Grenada Municipal Airport is located 3 miles north of the City of Grenada and can handle all types of aviation needs. The airport serves Grenada’s busiest industrial park and boasts a 7,000 foot runway capable of supporting the heaviest jet transports as well as all types of corporate jets. The airport is the only facility equipped with automatic weather observation systems and an instrument landing system (ILS) between Jackson and Memphis.