The Olive Branch Airport, located in DeSoto County, is the second-busiest airport in the State of Mississippi. The airport has a 6000-foot paved and lighted runway, offers charter service, and new air traffic control tower. Olive Branch AirNav; Olive Branch GlobalAir
The Memphis International Airport in Memphis, Tennessee, is six miles from DeSoto County and has nine major airlines, three commuter airlines, and is recognized as one of the world’s busiest air cargo airports. Due to its popularity among passengers (140,000 each month on average) and logistics professionals alike, the airport has an estimated annual economic impact of $23.3 billion and affects 25% of the city’s jobs, according to the University of Memphis.* With its headquarters in Memphis, FedEx represents roughly 98% of the airport’s total cargo and handles more than 180,000 packages every hour at its World Hub, and RPS sort facility located at the airport.
Proximity to the FedEx Hub is key for e-commerce distribution and will continue to draw occupiers to the region for the foreseeable future. Drop off shipments can be made to FedEx as late as 11:00 p.m. for next-day delivery.
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