Tangipahoa Parish is ideally located at the crossroads of the south, with access to all forms of transportation. Modes of transportation include a regional airport, intersecting interstates and state highways, a shallow draft port, and intersection main line rail.
The parish is bisected by the Canadian National Railroad, which provides freight services throughout the nation. Several spurs are located off of the mainline, allowing for additional service to industry.
Interstates 12 & 55
Ideally located at the intersection of two major interstates, Tangipahoa allows access to the gulf coast, eastern seaboard, and Mississippi Valley.
Located adjacent to I-55, Port Manchac can handle water transportation for bulk and containerized cargo. The inter-modal facility is also capable of handling and/or storing various bulk or break-bulk and containerized cargo by barge, rail, or truck.
With a 5,001 foot runway, a another runway that is 6,500 feet, 2 FBO’s, and a new control tower, the airport can accommodate all types of aircraft.