Transportation

Railroad Service

Union Pacific System Ð Main Line

Days transit time to:

City Days
Chicago  3
Dallas  3
Kansas City  3
Los Angeles 10
St. Louis  2

Highways

US Highways: #67
A divided highway with controlled access. It provides direct access to I-30 and I-40 in Little Rock which is located approximately 90 miles Southwest of Newport.
State Highways: #14, #17, #18, #37, #42, #53, #69, #224, #367, #384 & #980

Motor Freight Carriers

Newport is served by several motor freight carriers, including:

Bailey Trucking
Federal Express Freight
H&V Leasing
Howard Trucking
ABF Freight
R & L Carriers
SAIA
United Parcel Service
Roadway Express
Yellow Transportation
City Days
Chicago 2
Dallas 1
Kansas City 1
Los Angeles 4
New York 4
St Louis 1

Airport Facilities:

Newport Municipal Airport

Longest Runway: 5002 ft. paved surface, lighted runway, high density approach, and fuel is available.

Commercial Air Carriers:

There are no Commercial Air Carriers in Newport

Little Rock International Airport

American
Continental
Delta
Southwest
Northwest
USAirways
ComAir
Skyway Airlines
TWA
United Express
Little Rock is located 94.9 miles Southwest of Newport and is a full-service airport.

Memphis International Airport

AirTran
American
Continental
Delta
United
US Airways
Federal Express
America West
KLM
North West
UPS
Map from the Arkansas Aeronautical Chart 2002-2003
Courtesy of the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics

Memphis International Airport is located 101.3 miles South East of Newport and is a full-service Airport.

Waterways:

The Osceola Port is 85 miles from Newport; it is the closest general purpose river terminal. It also has a rice grain terminal. The port is within 5 miles of I-55, and 46 miles from I-40. The Osceola Port has increased the speed to unload rice and grain. There has been an improvement to the roads that go to the facility. Three new scales have been added to weigh trucks. $2,000,000 is planned for improvements in the next year and a half.

Contact: Jeff Worsham

1923 E County Road 718 Osceola, AR 72370
Phone: 870-622-0204
Fax: 870-563-5290