Getting There, Quickly


Moving products and people from Point A to Point B is what the business of trade is all about. Goods need to move from the production facilities to customers quickly, and out-of-area executives need to fly in and out with ease to keep the business focused, and on schedule. Located at the heart of the North American supply chain, Rio South Texas offers companies land, sea, and air transportation infrastructure to reach customers on the continent and beyond.

When moving products and people quickly is vital, having quick access to major international air transportation hubs is crucial. Rio South Texas, at the heart of the North American supply chain by virtue of being situated between major consumer markets of the West Coast and East Coast of the United States and between Mexico and Canada, fortifies its Interstate highway connectivity with a robust and localized passenger & cargo air transportation infrastructure, allowing both products and people to get where they need to be when speed is of the essence.

There are 7 regional airports in Rio South Texas:

  • Brownsville (BRO)
  • Harlingen (HRL)
  • McAllen (MFE)
  • Laredo (LRD)
  • Matamoros (MAM)
  • Reynosa (REX)
  • Nuevo Laredo (NLD)

Each of these airports have regular and direct access to major international hubs, including:

  • Houston (IAH)
  • Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)
  • Mexico City (MEX)
  • Chicago (ORD)
  • They also have regular and direct access to secondary hubs, including:
  • Denver (DEN)
  • San Francisco (SFO)
  • Orlando (MCO)
  • Las Vegas (LAS)
  • Monterrey (MTY)

The airports in Rio South Texas provide over 35 daily flights to major hubs and an additional 15 flights to secondary hubs. This is key for companies requiring regular travel to production facilities and last-minute people or cargo flight options in case of emergencies. This also allows for convenient transcontinental travel as these hubs provide direct flights to a multiplicity of countries the world over. Meaning major global destinations like London, Frankfurt, Abu Dhabi, Tokyo, Seoul, São Paulo, and many more, are only one layover from Rio South Texas.

Rio South Texas also has a strong presence of second and third-party logistic companies including:

  • FedEx
  • UPS
  • DHL

Each of these organizations has cargo hubs in Rio South Texas. This provides a huge advantage to production facilities critically dependent on their ability to deliver on time, even in the case of unexpected disruptions, and makes the region attractive for manufacturing and logistics operations.

If you or your products need to fly somewhere in the world quickly, you can have confidence that you’ll be able to do so from Rio South Texas with ease. With 7 regional airports providing regular flights to major hubs as well as a variety of logistics providers in the region to keep you and your business moving, the Rio South Texas region is uniquely equipped to support your manufacturing operation.