American Airlines will start servicing the Del Rio and five
county region November 4, 2018. Flights will be two dailies from Del Rio
(DRT) to Dallas-Fort-Worth International airport (DFW) and beyond. The runway
at DRT is 5,100 feet long and 75 feet wide and can serve executive jet
aircraft. Full aircraft services are available with rental car agencies
located at the airport. The airport has VASI on the runway and a NDB with
published letdown procedures, and is also a designated Port of Entry for
Customs and Immigration inspection. For more information: Del Rio
International Airport, 1108 W. 10th St., Del Rio, TX 78840, 830-774-8538.
Freight service is provided by XPO, SMT, Stage Coach, TML,
Basse. Air Freight Service is provided by Federal Express & UPS.
Passenger service is available through AMTRAK. For more information: 800.872.7245.
Bus line serving Del Rio are Greyhound/Trailways. For more
information call 210-270-5868 or 830-774-5634. Buses leave Stripes on Veterans twice per day.
Del Rio served by five
local banks and four credit unions with $690-Million in assets and can provide
industrial financing. State programs are available to qualified
industry. (See Market Snapshot for more information)
The Maquila Possibility
Del Rio/Ciudad Acuña is now home to over 50 Maquiladora plants,
including such well-known companies as Oster, Arconic, General Electric, San
Antonio Shoe Co., AlliedSignal Automotive, and Bridgestone/Firestone Del Rio
Test Center, all of whom came here to avail themselves of low-priced labor,
while enjoying the technology and lifestyle of the United States.
Alsup & Alsup, Inc.