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Transportation

  • Air

    Decatur is served by Huntsville International Airport, located on I-565 just 15 minutes from the city. The airport is known for its convenience and its friendly service. Four major airlines - Delta, US Air, United, and American – all provide non-stop jet service to major destinations, including Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Cincinnati, Charlotte, and Washington, D.C.

    Huntsville International

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    Drive Time: 15 minutes

    Provides non-stop service to nine destinations on eight major airlines with approximately 90 daily arrivals and departures.

    • AirTran
      Non-stop flights to Baltimore/Washington and Orlando
      1-800-AIRTRAN
    • American Airlines
      Non-stop flights to Dallas/Ft. Worth and Chicago (O'Hare)
      1-800-443-7300
    • Delta Air Lines
      Non-stop flights to Atlanta, Cincinnati, Washington, DC (National)
      1-800-221-1212
    • Continental Express
      Non-stop flights to Houston (Bush Intercontinental)
      1-800-523-3273
    • Northwest Airlink
      Non-stop flights to Memphis and Detroit
      1-800-225-2525
    • US Airways Express
      Non-stop flights to Charlotte and Washington, D.C. (National)
      1-800-428-4322
    • United Express
      Non-stop flights to Denver and Washington, D.C ( Dulles)
      1-800-538-2929

    Birmingham International

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    Drive Time: 1.25 hours

    Birmingham International provides non-stop service to 23 destinations on eight major airlines with more than 160 arrivals and departures daily to major cities throughout the United States.

    Nashville International

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    Drive Time: 1.5 hours

    Provides non-stop service to 48 destinations on 15 major airlines with numerous arrivals and departures daily to major cities throughout the United States.

    Pryor Field, Decatur

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    Runway Length: 5100 ft

    Rountree Field, Hartselle

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    Runway Length: 3600 ft

  • Ground

    Decatur is strategically located on the Tennessee River in North Alabama midway between Nashville, Tennessee, and Birmingham, Alabama. Decatur is just five minutes off I-65 and I565. Decatur is located on US Highway 20, a major east-west artery.

    Taxi

    • Trans City Cab | 256-606-0084 | 256-536-1113
    • River City Cab | 256-350-6949

    Car Rental

    • Avis
      1101 6th Avenue NE
      (At the Holiday Inn & Suites)
      Decatur, AL 35601
      256-350-8838
    • Enterprise
      2117 6th Avenue SE
      Decatur, AL 35601
      256-340-1550
    • Hertz
      2410 Beltline Rd SW
      Decatur, AL 35601
      256-353-9110

    Limousine Service

    • Affordable Elegance
      256-772-9596
    • A Touch of Class
      256-658-3957
    • Extreme Limousine
      256-426-4395

    Airport Shuttle

    • Executive Connection
      Huntsville International Airport
      256-772-0186
    • Trans City Cab
      401 14th St.
      Decatur, AL 35601
      256-606-0084
      256-536-1113

    Motor Coach Receptive Service

    • Glory Tours
      105 Hartington Drive
      Madison, AL 35758
      256-830-2468
  • MCATS

    Provides daily, on demand transit to both urban and rural areas throughout the county. For more information or to schedule a pick up, please call (256) 351-4650.

  • Boat Transportation

    Decatur-Morgan County is located on the banks of the Tennessee River, making it easily accessible by boat. Recreational boaters may travel to Decatur-Morgan County on the Tennessee River by using the TVA lock system. Maps of the Tennessee River can be obtained from TVA by calling 1-800-MAPS-TVA. When you arrive in Decatur-Morgan County, stow your boat in one of the area’s top quality marinas.