The Paducah & Louisville Railway (PAL) is a full-service, 265-mile, regional railroad with service to Mayfield, KY. The PAL connects directly with four of the seven North American Class I carriers (the BNSF, CSXT, CN and NS). They also interchange unit coal trains with the UP and connect with regional railroad (INRD) and two short lines (the LIRC and FVRR). Additionally, the Canadian National (CN) Railroad serves Western Graves County.
Highway 45 (4 lane) running North to South provides excellent access for truck traffic. Additionally, the Purchase Parkway (4 lane – future I-69 Corridor) provides access from East to West. I-24 is easily accessible via both Highway 45 and the Purchase Parkway
Interstates Julian Carroll Parkway (proposed I-69) and Interstate 24
US Highways U.S. 45 (four lane to Paducah), Kentucky Hwy 80 (four lane to Murray) and Kentucky Hwy 121
Twenty one common carrier trucking companies provide interstate and/or intrastate service to Mayfield.
Several Ports, Example: Port of Paducah, KY, Calvert City, and Fulton/Hickman are approximately 25 miles from Mayfield and are accessible via Rail (P&L) and Highway (Hwy 45, Purchase Parkway and I-24). The P&L is directly linked to the river ports in Paducah and Louisville.
The Mayfield-Graves County Airport - 3.5 miles east of Mayfield has paved 5,000 foot runway. Federal Express, Kato Express, and UPS provide daily air-freight pickup and delivery service. Available: Aviation fuel, aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), passenger terminal and lounge, rental cars, courtesy transportation, computerized weather, and internet access.
Barkley Regional Airport in Paducah - 27 miles from Mayfield. Two airlines have 14 daily flights. Midwest Aviation - www.midwest-aviation.com (1-270-744-8686) has a fleet of various sized planes to handle all your chartered freight. Midwest Aviation handles an average of 224.5 tons of cargo annually and is growing to meet your needs. Midwest can accommodate small package freight with its own fleet or arrange large bulk charters up to a Boeing #727. Contracts have handled operations as large as 100,000 lbs. daily.