Major highways, railroads, airports, nearby ports, and local trucking companies available for transportation in Prentiss County

Major Roadways

U.S. Highways
U.S. Highway 45 runs through Booneville in Prentiss County, continuing north to Corinth, Mississippi, and Jackson, Tennessee, and south to Tupelo and Meridian, Mississippi.

Mississippi Highways
Mississippi Highways 4 and 30 run east to west through Booneville, MS.


Booneville/Baldwyn Airport
The Booneville/Baldwyn Airport is a small, unattended airport conveniently located within Prentiss County between the Baldwyn and Booneville communities.

  • 5,000-foot runway with 75-foot width
  • PAPI (precision approach path indicator lights)
  • Both jet and aviation fuel available
  • Three instrument approaches
  • Runway lighted at night (radio activated) with strobes at ends

Tupelo Regional Airport
The Tupelo Regional Airport is a Type II Enhanced airport, with a 6,500-foot runway. Nonstop commercial flights to Nashville, Tennessee are available on the commercial carrier Contour Airlines. This airport is 34 miles from Booneville, MS.

Memphis International Airport
The Memphis International Airport has multiple domestic and international flights daily. It is 107 miles from Booneville, MS.


Kansas City Southern Railway Eastern Division
The Kansas City Southern Railway Company’s Eastern Division rail line is 841.68 miles long and runs through Prentiss County, continuing south to Bay Springs, Mississippi, and north to Tennessee. From Newton, the rail continues west to Jackson, Mississippi and Louisiana.


Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway
The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway runs through the southeast corner of Prentiss County. The port of Yellow Creek is 32 miles north of Prentiss County and Port Itawamba in Fulton, MS is 50 miles south of Prentiss County. The Port of New Orleans (LA) is 375 miles from Prentiss County.

Local Trucking Companies

Morgan Van Lines
Morgan Van Lines is a contract carrier providing local and long-haul services.  The 50-year-old family business is dedicated to unsurpassed customer service, paired with unbeatable rates on high quality truck load freight.  The Morgan fleet consists of 40 t-6 Kenworth tractors and 80 53-foot air ride trailers. Among the services offered are a 50,000-square-foot warehouse, a 15,000-square-foot, four-bay garage, a truck wash facility, drop yard facilities, 24-hour security, and trailer shuttle services.

2719 South Second St.
P.O. Box 419
Booneville, MS 38829
Toll Free: 1-800-435-2568

A.C. Wright Trucking
Started locally in 1954, A.C. Wright Trucking was incorporated in 1974 and is still family owned and operated.  Providing services nationwide, A.C. Wright Trucking has a fleet of 30 tractors and trailers that specialize in flatbed hauling.

1916 N. Second St.
Booneville, MS 38829