Centrally located on the U.S. East Coast, the Town's integrated transportation system of highways, railroads, airports and seaports ensures that businesses can reach their markets and get shipments from suppliers efficiently.
Highways: State Routes 33 ( east-west) and 30 (north-south) bisect the Town. Route 33 provides easy access to Interstate 64, just 8 miles from the Town. Interstates 295, 95, and 85 are within an hour's drive of the Town.
Rail: Norfolk-Southern Corp. provides freight service in King William County. CSX Transportation operates through neighboring New Kent County. Amtrak service is available in Richmond and Williamsburg.
Waterways: The York River features a 28-foot channel with port facilities for ocean-going vessels at West Point. The Port of Hampton Roads is 40 miles away and the Port of Richmond, 45 miles.
Air: General aviation services are provided by the Middle Peninsula Regional Airport (one mile from West Point). Richmond International Airport (35 miles) offers daily flights via 14 airlines. Air Freight service is provided by eight carriers with 15 to 20 daily departures. Additional commercial flights are available at Williamsburg/Newport News International Airport (35 miles) and Norfolk International (57 miles)
The Middle Peninsula Regional Airport is a public, general aviation airport located approximately two miles Southeast of the Town of West Point, off of Virginia Route 33. Centrally located in the Middle Peninsula region, the airport lies within a 25 minute drive to the majority of businesses and population located on the Middle Peninsula. The airport also has direct access to the site of the future Middle Peninsula Regional Industrial Park, which is to be developed on land adjacent to the airport.
The airport has a 5,000 foot runway and a full length parallel taxiway. The airport averages about 46 flights a day, with 24 aircraft based there. Other airport facilities include a terminal building, fueling station (self-service, 100LL and Jet-A), corporate hangar, and 22 T-hangar units (available 24/7.) Other available services are LifeEvac medical helicopter, aircraft maintenance, and skydiving.
For more information, contact:
Bill Dale, Manager
Middle Peninsula Regional Airport http://www.fly-fyj.com/