336.597.1752 edc@personcounty.net


Major Highways Linking the Area

  • Raleigh/Durham, NC: US-501 (30 miles)
  • Greensboro, NC: NC-49 & I-40 (60 miles)
  • Roanoke, VA: US-158 & US-220 (104 miles)
  • Richmond, VA: I-85 & I-95 (140 miles)
  • Charlotte, NC: NC-49 & I-85 (150 miles)
  • Road Network Map

Motor Carriers/Trucks

One common carrier and terminal serving the area.


A Norfolk Southern Rail Siding is located adjacent to PCBIC (local nonprofit economic development organization) property in Woodsdale/Person County, NC for local community rail access. The nearest switching yard operated by Norfolk Southern is in South Boston, VA.


  • Person County Airport: Distance 10 miles
  • Hours of Operation 9am-5pm
  • Number of Runways: 2
  • RDU: Distance 44 miles
  • Passenger Carriers: Southwest, Delta, American, US Airways, Express Jet
  • Charter: Causey Aviation Services, Landmark Aviation, Southern Jet
  • Cargo: Fed Ex, UPS
  • Major Cities Served: London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia
photo courtesy of RDU International Airport, Raleigh, NC