Name / ID City/Distance Runway Length/Width Acres Control Tower
Athens Municipal Airport (F44) Athens / 0 miles 3985’/60’ 65 No
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (TYR) Tyler / 36.1 miles 7000’/150’ 1200 Yes
Dallas Love Field (DAL) Dallas /78 miles 8800’/150’ 1300 Yes
Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW) Dallas/Ft. Worth / 92 miles 13,401’/200’ 1300 Yes
Sources: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration Airport Master Records as posted on Airport IQ 5010; (1) Distance, Rand McNally

Nearest Seaports

Name Distance Services
Port of Houston 198.8 miles The Port of Houston has two container terminals: Barbours Cut and Bayport. The Port’s principal cargoes include, Imports: forest products, aggregate, military cargo, steel and project cargo and Exports: bulk grain, potash, forest products, military cargo and project cargo. The Port’s Berths are 225’ wide and the turning basin is 1600’ in diameter allowing vessel lengths up to 1333’. 24/7 Marine Fire Dept.

Barbours Cut specifications

Bayport’s specifications
Port of Beaumont 204.6 miles The Port of Beaumont has three major rail carriers; five major roadways and steamship lines. The channel is 400’ wide, 136’ air draft & 40’ deep.

More than 90 acres of all-weather, open storage space.
$28 million in rail improvements.
Carroll Street Wharf has 1,435 feet of harbor front & 2 sheds of 108,900 sq. ft. of covered storage.
Roll on/Roll off ramp with a 40 ft. wide roadway & 94’ x 168” T-head ramp.
3.5 million bushel grain elevator.
Harbor Island Marine Terminal has 345,000 sq. ft. of covered and open storage space; 1,800 feet of berthing space, 27 acres of open storage.
2 Harbor Mobile cranes.
The Port Caddo-Bossier 149 miles Located on the Red River Waterway, just south of Shreveport-Bossier, LA. The Port has immediate access to barge, rail, motor freight and air transport providing a robust network of distribution, with easy access to I-49 (north-south) and I-20 (east-west). 2,000 acre development site General cargo wharf: 600 feet/General cargo transit warehouse: 30,000 sq. ft./Initial hardstand: 4 acres/Overhead bridge cranes: 30 and 50 tons Rail access (Union Pacific) to cargo wharf and 3 petroleum wharves/Intermodal container freight facility/Fleeting boat on site.
Source: Texas Port Association; Port of Houston; Port of Beaumont; The Port Caddo-Bossier; (1) Distance, Rand McNally

Motor Freight & Contract Carriers (partial list)

Company Services / Terminal
Roadmasters Power Transport, LP 903-675-8550 Trucks/Drivers 226
Corporate office in Athens, Texas
Hauled cargo: Deliver most products excluding HazMat and Livestock Deliver to all of United States and Canada
Rail 1 LLC
Located in Athens, TX
Interstate carrier 20 trucks/drivers
Hauled cargo: General Freight
Machinery, Cross ties, Gravel
  Deliver for Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana
S&S Trucking
Located in Athens, Txd
Intrastate non-hazmat carrier (100 mile radius)
20 trucks/drivers
Hauled cargo: Rock, sand & gravel
Source: Quick Transport Solutions Inc., March 2018

Parcel Carriers


Name Latest Drop-off Earliest Delivery
(800) 463-3339
Drop-off: 5:15 p.m. M-F, 3:30 p.m. Sat (FedEx facility)
Drop Boxes: 4 p.m. Mon-Fri
Pick-up: 5:30 p.m. M-F (if scheduled by 3:30 p.m.)
8 a.m. Mon-Fri
Greyhound Package Express
(800) 739-5020
Drop-off: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Mon-Sat 9 a.m. Mon-Sat
UPS Express Pack & Ship
(800) 742-5877
Drop-off: 5:30 p.m. Mon-Fri, (UPS facility)
Drop Boxes: 4 p.m. Mon-Fri
Pick-up 5:30 p.m. Mon-Fri
8 a.m. Mon-Fri
(800) 275-8777
Drop-off: 5 p.m. Mon-Fri, 12:30 p.m. Sat (USPS facility)
Drop Boxes: 5 p.m. Mon-Fri, 4:30 p.m. Sat
Pick-up: regular carrier delivery time (if scheduled by 2 p.m.) Mon-Sat
On-Demand Pick-up: same day pick-up within 2-hour window or scheduled
12 p.m. Mon-Sat
Source: Staffed locations or authorized ship centers FedEx, UPS, Ship Greyhound, US Postal Service

Public Transportation

Name / Type Service Area Operator
(800) 590-3371
Local service; trips to Tyler from Athens, Gun Barrel, Mabank, Malakoff, Trinidad, Eustace, Seven Points, Tool, Murchison, Brownsboro and LaRue East Texas Council of Governments
(903) 597-7441
Nearest Station is in Tyler (36.1 miles). Monday-Sunday 8 a.m. -10 p.m.

Greyhound serves more than 3,800 destinations across North America, providing affordable travel to nearly 18 million passengers each year in the United States and Canada. The company also offers charter packages for businesses, conventions, schools and other groups at competitive rates.
Greyhound Lines, Inc.
Passenger Train Service
(800) 872–7245
Nearest Station is in Mineola (57.1 miles). Enclosed waiting area with restrooms. Arrive 30 minutes before departure.

Amtrak service area includes 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day ― at speeds up to 150 mph ― to more than 500 destinations.
Source: Go-Bus, East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG); Amtrak, Greyhound Line


Rail Transportation

Union Pacific RR
 Source: Genesee & WyomingFederal Railroad Administration