Distribute by Land, Air, Rail or Water.
Minutes from your back door.
Road, rail, water and air all converge for the convenience of your
wholesale distribution company from the Arkansas Aeroplex.
Location, location, location - and multi-modal too.
Interstate 55 is just minutes away giving ready truck access to St.
Louis, Chicago and other northerly destinations as well as leading to
the Gulf of Mexico. In less than an hour you can be on I-40 - the most
traveled interstate in the nation and the country's major east-west
corridor. Nearby the Burlington Northern/Santa Fe can accommodate
traffic to any rail destination in America.
Eight miles to the east is the Mississippi River, complete with
barge-rail terminal and port for cost-effective bulk-freight shipping
when needed. Finally, on-site is one of the largest runways in North
America - 11,600 feet long with all-weather instrument capability and
2.5 million SF of prime condition concrete ramp space just waiting for
your use. Building features include climate-controlled storage, secure
locations, conveyor and trolley systems, fiber-optics, truck bays and
But this location is no secret to many. One of America's best-known
wholesale distributors - American Greetings - has been a nearby neighbor
for many years. Trucking companies like J. B. Hunt and American
Freightways are also available headquartered not far away. And in just
over an hour you can be in the Distribution Capital of North America -
Memphis. But you will find one pleasant difference between these two
Savings distributed to the bottom line.
First, there's labor. Compared to our regional neighbor, wage rates
for typical distribution operations are over 20% less, and over 25% less
than the national average. But that's just the beginning. Completed
and ready-for-use are more than 309,000 SF of warehouse and distribution
buildings, with features like: climate-controlled storage, secure
locations, ready-made trolley system, fiber-optics, truck bays, loading
docks, overhead hoists and many others.
The Arkansas Aeroplex is within 500 miles of 40% of the US buying
The Aeroplex is located midway between Mexico City and
"The Aeroplex has some of the best warehousing anywhere." - Larry
Bloodworth, Southworth Manufacturing
176,425 SF of existing warehouse and storage buildings.
Highway Miles Average Days
From In Transit
City Blytheville (450 mpd)
Memphis, TN 69 0.2
St Louis, MO 197 0.4
Indianapolis, IN 369 0.8
Birmingham, AL 389 0.9
Atlanta, GA 433 1.0
Kansas City, MO 437 1.0
Chicago, IL 489 1.1
Dallas, TX 493 1.1
Pittsburgh, PA 712 1.6
Washington, D.C. 837 1.9