Texarkana Regional Airport
The Texarkana Regional Airport (TXK) was certified for operation in 1928 and remains today as critical aviation infrastructure for the Ark-La-Tex. TXK is a primary commercial service airport owned and operated by the Texarkana Regional Airport Authority, located approximately three (3) nautical miles (“NM”) Northeast of downtown Texarkana, USA. US Highway 67 and Interstate 49 provide quick access from the Texarkana metropolitan area to TXK. Focused on convenience and comfort in a beautiful setting, TXK is committed to providing the region’s commercial air service while offering an exceptional travel experience. Since its opening in 1928, the Airport has accommodated more than 2 million passengers (approximate). In 2019, TXK served nearly 40 thousand passengers and continues to see high utilization for air travel needs in the Ark-La-Tex. Today, 2 airline partners serve TXK with nonstop service to Dallas, TX and Houston, TX and provide the surrounding community hundreds of connecting flight options around the world.
Location, Location, Location
A big part of the energy and excitement surrounding TXK comes from the region it serves – the counties of Bowie and Miller as well as the growing city of Texarkana, USA. Known for its award-winning lakes, historical sites, thriving tourist towns, outdoor activities and incredible hunting/fishing grounds, the Ark-La-Tex is a popular leisure destination that attracts visitors from all over the country. While people are planning extravagant trips to other world-renown destinations, those same people can enjoy those amenities in the Ark-La-Tex for a fraction of the cost.
Located in Texarkana, TXK is perfectly positioned to serve the Ark-La-Tex area, including Texarkana, Broken Bow, Hochatown, Hot Springs, Caddo Valley, and Shreveport, as well as other points in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and Oklahoma. Visitors can go from bag claim to their destination in under 30 minutes. With quick access to Interstate 30 and U.S. 67, travelers will find that TXK’s location puts all the attractions of the region within easy driving distance.
Texarkana Regional Airport Authority
The Texarkana Regional Airport Authority was established to govern and operate TXK.
The Airport Authority is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors, four of whom are residents of Texarkana, Miller County, Arkansas, four of whom are residents of Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas, and one (1) member at-large with experience in managing or directing municipal or regional economic or industrial development. Texarkana, Arkansas, resident Board Members are appointed and approved by the Board of Directors for the City of Texarkana, Arkansas. Texarkana, Texas, resident Board Members are appointed by the mayor and approved by the city council for the City of Texarkana, Texas. The member-at-large is appointed in the same manner; provided, however, that the member-at-large is approved jointly by the cities’ governing bodies. The Board Members are elected for three-year terms.
In addition to a governing Authority, the Airport Authority also serves as an advisory board to the Cities of Texarkana, Arkansas and Texarkana, Texas, reviewing policy, administrative and management matters for TXK.
Board meetings are held in the Airport Administration Conference Room on the last Thursday of each month, unless otherwise noted, located at 201 Airport Dr, Texarkana, AR 71854.