Union Pacific System Ð Main Line
Future I-57 (US Highway 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:
Federal Express Freight
R & L Carriers
United Parcel Service
Kansas City 1
Los Angeles 4
New York 4
St Louis 1
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
Little Rock is located 94.9 miles Southwest of Newport and is a full-service airport.
Memphis International Airport
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.
The White River Regional Port Authority is developing a port on the White River in Newport Arkansas.
Contact: Jon Chadwell – 870-523-1009
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