Midland International Airport And Inland Port Of Entry
The Midland International Airport serves as a strategic Port of Entry and Inland Port for your personal and industrial needs.
Located conveniently between Midland and Odessa, Texas, the Midland International Airport offers service with American Eagle, Continental Express, Southwest Airlines, and New Mexico Airlines. Service includes direct service to DFW, Dallas Love, Houston Hobby, Houston Intercontinental, Las Vegas, and Hobbs Lea County Regional Airport.
In addition, Midland International Airport is home to private and contract carriers like Deerhorn and Basin Aviation, as well as, a number of air freight service operators.
Midland International Airport is located 300 miles east of El Paso and 330 miles west of Dallas on Interstate 20. This location complimented by its connection with two federally designated high priority trade corridors providing strong north-south routes, including access to I-10 and Mexican Ports, as well as, I-27, I-40, Lubbock, Amarillo, Denver, and Canadian Ports make Midland-Odessa a good place to do business.
Midland International Airport is also home to a US Customs Office open daily from 8:30am to 5pm, Monday through Friday and by appointment after hours and weekends by calling ahead to Port Director Henry Arriaga at (432) 560-2230 or the National Office at 800-973-2867. Whether for business or for personal trips, Midland International Airport can serve as your Customs Port of Entry for your next international trip.
The airport is also home to Foreign Trade Zone #165. The airport and the surrounding area comprise the primary boundries of the FTZ, however, other areas, including local business parks, can be subzoned in order to meet your business needs. For more information on Foreign Trade Zone #165, contact Tommy Martin at Midland International Airport at (432) 560-2200.For more information on the Midland International Airport and its services, you can visit
For more information on the Midland International Airport and its services, you can visit Midland International Airports website by clicking here:
Doing Business In Midland And Odessa
There are numerous opportunities for commercial and retail development around the airport and in the Midland and Odessa areas. In 2008 Inc.com named Midland, Texas #1 in their survey of Best Cities for Doing Business and in 2003 Business Facilities ranked Odessa, Texas, as the second best Logistics Location in Texas and 4th in the nation.
The Midland-Odessa area is also a leading energy epicenter for the U.S. Over 61% of the state and over 16% of our nation’s oil production takes place in the Permian Basin, along with over 17% of our state and national gas production. In addition, the surrounding areas also lead our state and nation in wind and solar energy development.
In addition to energy development, the Midland-Odessa area is a leader in international trade. From 2005 to 2006 exports from the Midland-Odessa area grew by $178 million. If your business is looking to take advantage of growing export markets for US products, the West Texas U.S. Export Assistance Office conveniently located between Midland and Odessa can help. The office is a division of the U.S. Commercial Service with offices located worldwide to help find markets for your products and services abroad.
The West Texas U.S. Export Assistance Office located at the University of Texas-Permian Basin Center for Energy and Economic Diversification Building adjacent to airport property stands ready to help you with export of your goods and services worldwide. For more information on the U.S. Commerical Service in West Texas, contact Harry Henson at (432) 552-2490 or by visiting them on the web at www.buyusa.gov/westtexas.
In recent studies, utilization of the La Entrada al Pacifico Corridor cut travel time by three hours and costs by over $300 on one way shipments between Dallas and Chihuahua City. The Presidio, Texas, Port of Entry also provides excellent service with an average crossing time of only 20 minutes.
In addition, to the Midland International Airport, the area is also served by Airpark in Midland and Schlemeyer Field in Odessa, providing a wide array of air service opportunities.
Union Pacific Rail provides rail service and is easily accessed in both cities.
The La Entrada al Pacifico Corridor also provides additional connections to the Ports to Plains Corridor, as well as, the CanAm Highway providing additional linkages into Mexico and Canada.
Odessa Business Park
Click on the map above for more information on the Odessa Business Park, as well as, other sites and incentives for development in Odessa, Texas.
Midland Entrada Business Park
For more information on the Entrada Business Park or for other properties and available incentives in Midland, click on the picture above to be directed to the Midland Development Corporation’s site.