Fayette County is easily reachable by air, road, rail, and water.

 

International:

Pittsburgh International (PIT):  74 miles/119 km to Fayette County midpoint.  International and US commercial flights by various carriers.

 

Regional Connector:  (Distances are to Fayette County midpoint)

Arnold Palmer Regional Airport (LBE):  Latrobe, PA.  33 miles/53 km.  Service by Spirit Airlines to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando.  Seasonal to Fort Myers, Myrtle Beach, and Tampa.

John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport (JST):  Johnstown, PA.  75 miles/121 km.  Service by Southern Airways to Pittsburgh and Washington Dulles.

Morgantown Municipal Airport (MGW):  Morgantown, WV.  31 miles/50 km.  Service by Southern Airways to Pittsburgh and Washington Dulles.

North Central West Virginia/Benedum Airport (CKB):  Clarksburg, WV.   60 miles/97 km.  Service by ViaAir to Baltimore, Beckley (WV), and Charlotte.  Service via Mesa Airlines to Phoenix.  Service by Allegiant Air to Orlando.

 

Other:  (Distances are to Fayette County midpoint)

Greater Cumberland Regional Airport (CBE):  Wiley Ford, WV.  68 miles/109 km.  Public use.  Longest runway:  5048 ft.

Greene County Airport (KWAY):  Waynesburg, PA.  31 miles/50 km.  Public use.  Longest runway:  3500 ft.

Indiana County/Jimmy Stewart Field (KIDI):  Indiana, PA.  74 miles/119 km.  Public use.  Longest runway:  5502 ft.

Joseph A. Hardy Connellsville Airport (VVS):  Connellsville, PA.  3 miles/5 km.  Public use.  Longest runway:  3833 ft.

Mount Pleasant/Scottdale Airport (P45):  Mount Pleasant, PA.  16 miles/26 km.  Public use.  Longest runway:  2158 ft.  

Nemacolin Airport (PA88):  Farmington, PA.  16 miles/26 km.  Private use.  Permission required to land.   Longest runway:  3980 ft.

Rostraver Airport (FWQ):  Rostraver, PA.  29 miles/47 km.  Public Use.  Longest runway:  4002 ft.

Somerset County Airport (2G9):  Friedens, PA.  50 miles/80 km.  Public use.  Longest runway:  5002 ft.

Washington County Airport (KAFJ):  Washington, PA.  53 miles/85 km  Public use.  Longest runway:  5004 ft.

(A complete list of private and public airports across Fayette County can be found here.) 

 

Interstate Route 68:  32 miles to Fayette County midpoint via PA Turnpike Route 43.  112.9-miles in West Virginia and Maryland, connecting I-79 in Morgantown, West Virginia, to I-70 in Hancock, Maryland. I-68 is also Corridor E of the Appalachian Development Highway System.

Interstate Route 70

Interstate Route 76

Pennsylvania Turnpike Route 43

US Route 40

PA Route 51

US Route 119

Amtrak (COV):  Connellsville, PA.

Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad (SWP):  66 miles of track through the heart of Fayette County with local CSX, Norfolk Southern, and Wheeling & Lake Erie interchanges.  Two local transload rail freight terminals to transfer goods from truck to rail.

Port of Pittsburgh Commission:  The Monongahela River comprises the western border of Fayette County.  "The Mon" flows north, and joins with the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh to form the Ohio RiverPittsburgh is the fourth busiest inland port and the 23rd busiest port of any kind in the US.  It handles 30+ million tons of cargo annually, more than other ports such as Philadelphia, Port Arthur, and Seattle.  Each lock on The Mon handles approximately 9,000 barges per year.  Inland waterway transportation averages between $0.005 and $0.01 per ton mile of cargo moved.  The Mon also connects to the Port of Morgantown to the south.  Fayette County docks located in La Belle and Alicia can handle coal, dry-bulk commodities, fly ash, and barge mooring.  Brownsville, Naomi, and Rices Landing are available for barge mooring only.  More Fayette County dock info.