Airports in East Texas
Cities and communities in East Texas operate a number of airports, from small airports to major regional airports such as those in Tyler, Longview, Beaumont, and Texarkana.
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (TYR)
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (airport code TYR) is a state-of-the-art airport providing jet service to cities worldwide via connections at the DFW airport.
Completely rebuilt in 2002 at a cost of $17.6 million, the airport features on-site parking, rental car facilities and easy access from various areas of Tyler and East Texas.
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport Terminal (TylerTexasOnline staff photo)
Tyler Pounds was named 2007 Airport of the Year for the State of Texas by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and serves about 150,000 passengers per year.
Improvements continue, with the airport receiving $8.3 million in federal funds for added safety enhancements in 2011, including runways, navigational aids, lighting, taxiways and and associated facilities.
In July of 2012, the airport received a $7.6 million grant for additional improvements, including construction of a taxi way for Runway 17/35. Work was completed in late 2018 for the extension of Runway 4/22 to 8,333'.
Flights are offered to and from Tyler Pounds Airport by American Eagle Airlines with flights to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in the Dallas Metroplex. Non-stop flights to Denver International AIrport (DIA) are being provided by Frontier AIrlines until April, 2020.
In addition to scheduled commercial airlines, Pounds Airport provides a wide range of air and ground services for private aviation, business travel, and air charter fleets. For example, fuel is available from the Jet Center of Tyler, and charter, maintenance and related services are provided by East Texas Jet Support.
For more information on Pounds Airport, visit the official airport website provided by the City of Tyler at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport
East Texas Regional Airport (GGG)
East Texas Regional Airport is a county owned, public use airport located eight nautical miles south of the central business district of Longview at 269 Terminal Circle. Phone the airport at 903.643.3031.
Its IATA identifier "GGG" is derived from its prior name, Gregg County Airport.
Scheduled airline service to Dallas/Fort Worth is provided by American Airlines/American Eagle.
The airport also supports extensive general aviation aircraft and services.
Texarkana Regional Airport (TXK)
Texarkana Regional Airport (TXK) is located on the Arkansas side of the city, minutes away from the down town area, local industries, and tourist destinations.
It is easily accessible from Interstate 30, Loop 245, four U.S. Highways and rail service. The airport is open 24-hours daily and is served by American Eagle Airlines. Rental cars are available on the premises.
Jack Brooks Regional Airport (BPT) in Beaumont
Jack Brooks Regional Airport, located in Jefferson County, serves an expanding regional population base in excess of 500,000 with connections to Texas and the world. It is located just minutes from anywhere in the Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange geographic areas and only an hour from Lake Charles, Louisiana and Houston, Texas.
Over 30,000 passengers a year choose Jack Brooks Regional Airport with free parking just outside the entrance to our newly renovated (Spring 2009) 24,000 square foot terminal and quick check-in and security checks.
Business and personal travelers find this more adaptable to their busy schedules and more affordable than the 3 to 4-hour round trip to Houston, additional time of check-in and security and the increasing cost of fuel for the trip and parking.
Situated on more than 1,180 acres, JBRA offers two runways with approach markers to accommodate commercial and executive aircraft. One runway is equipped with Instrument Landing System (ILS).
The airport also provides extensive general aviation and transportation services.
Easterwood Airport (CLL) in College Station
Easterwood Airport (CLL) is served by both American Eagle and United Airlines.
Easterwood Airport is owned and operated by Texas A&M University (TAMU) and is the sole air facility within the Bryan-College Station metropolitan area and the Research Valley.
Easterwood is a thriving non-hub regional airport providing scheduled commercial airline service and outstanding general aviation facilities.
The William A. McKenzie Terminal at Easterwood Airport provides daily flights within Texas to Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston.
List of East Texas Airports and Airport Codes
|Beaumont||Jack Brooks Regional Airport||BPT||American Eagle|
|Carthage||Panola County- Sharpe Field||4F2|
|College Station||Easterwood Airport||CLL||American Airlines and United Airlines|
|Crockett||Houston County Airport||DKR|
|Daingerfield||Greater Morris County||8F5|
|Gilmer||Fox Stephens Field - Gilmer Municipal||JXI|
|Jasper||Jasper County Airport - Bell Field||JAS|
|Longview||East Texas Regional||GGG||American Airlines|
|Mineola||Mineola Wisener Field -
- Estabished in 1917, and operated by the same family since 1926, Mineola-Wisener Field is the oldest privately owned public use airport in Texas. 3203' x 40' paved and lighted runway. Homebase of over seventy aircraft.
|Mineola/Quitman||Wood County Airport||JDD|
|Mount Pleasant||Mount Pleasant Regional||OSA|
|Mount Selman||Tarrant Field||6X0|
|Mount Vernon||Franklin County||F53|
|Nacogdoches||A L Mangham Jr. Regional||OCH|
|Sulphur Springs||Sulphur Springs Municipal||SLR|
|Texarkana||Texarkana Regional||TXK||American Airlines|
|Tyler||Tyler Pounds Regional||TYR||American Airlines and Frontier Airlines|
|Woodville||Tyler County Airport||09R|
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