Scouting & Travel

The diversity of northeast Texas presents a vast array of locations for projects. The Northeast Texas Regional Film Commission has eyes, ears and feet on the ground to assist with locating the perfect production settings. Regional airport and local lodging information is included below for your convenience.

Regional Airports

Remember to fly Southwest whenever possible.  Since Southwest is a TEXAS airline the expense will count toward your incentive totals!

Airports - Sub-Region 1

 

Cox Field (KPRX) in Paris, public airport, no landing fees [2 x 4,624' lighted concrete runway with 26,000# capacity and 6,002' lighted asphalt runway with 30,000# capacity, concrete helipad], attended 7 days a week 0800-1800, Grade 100LL & JET A (freeze point -40C) fuel available (at night with credit card), crop dusting, flight instruction, aircraft rental, at least 1 jet and 1 helicopter on site.  List of registered aircraft

Lamar County Regional Medical Heliport (XA60), private, [lighted dusk to dawn concrete helipad]

Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport (KSLR), public airport, no landing fees [5,000' lighted asphalt runway with 12,000# capacity], attended M-Sa 0800-sunset and Sun 0800-1500, Grade 100LL & JET A (freeze point -40C) fuel available, flight instruction and aircraft rental, hanger, approximately 40 planes housed on sight, including 1 jet and 1 ultra-light.

Airports - Sub-Region 2

Franklin County Airport (KF53) in Mt. Vernon, public airport, no landing fees [3,900' lighted dusk to dawn asphalt runway], Grade 100LL & JET A (freeze point -40C) fuel available (at night with credit card)

Mt Pleasant Regional Airport (KOSA), public airport, no landing fees [5,000' lighted asphalt runway with 30,000# capacity], attended 7 days a week 0700-1800, Grade 100LL & JET A (freeze point -40C) fuel available (at night with credit card), flight instruction & aircraft rental, hanger, approximately 30 planes based on field, including 4 jets

Red River County Airport (KLBR) in Clarksville, public airport, no landing fees [3,000' dusk to dawn lighted asphalt runway], hanger, crop dusting, approximately 8 aircraft based on field

Airports - Sub-Region 3

Eagle Landing (61TA) in Avinger, private airport, no landing fees [4,000' grass runway], unattended, 2 aircraft based on site

Greater Morris County Airport (K8F5) in Daingerfield, public airport, no landing fees [3,000' asphalt runway]

Hall-Miller Municipal Airport in Atlanta (KATA) , public airport, no landing fees [3,800' lighted asphalt runway and 2,463' grass runway], heliport available at Atlanta Memorial Hospital, public terminal building, private aircraft storage & maintenance, fight instruction, plane rental, 20 aircraft based on sight, including 1 ultralight and 1 bi-plane, available for stunts.  List of registered aircraft

Lone Star Steel Plant/Airport (4TE0), private airport, no landing fees [5,350' lighted concrete runway], attendant on continuous duty.

Texarkana Regional Airport - Webb Field (KTXK), public airport, no landing fees [6,600' and 5,200' lighted asphalt runways with tower and H1 helipad], attended 7 days a week, Grade 100LL & JET A (freeze point -40C) fuel available 24 hours a day, air freight, flight Instruction, aircraft rental, charter flights, private aircraft storage, full service maintenance, approximately 45 aircraft housed on site, including 15 jets, services by American (Eagle) Airlines, Avis/Hertz/Enterprise car rentals, txkairport.com

Airports - Sub-Region 4

Athens Municipal Airport (KF44), public airport, no landing fees [3,988' lighted asphalt runway], attended 7 days a week 0900-DUSK (attendant lives on sight), Grade 100LL & JET A (freeze point -40C) fuel available, flight instruction, aircraft rental, approximately 20 aircraft housed on sight, including 1 helicopter

Lockridge Ranch Airport (TX25), private airport, no landing fees, [5,000' asphalt runway, lighted on request], unattended

Sky Ranch Heliport (6TA1), 30' x 30' helipad [H1 runway], white strobe beacon, private use, permission required prior to landing, lights dusk to dawn

Wills Point Municipal Airport (K76F) in Van Zandt County, public airport, no landing fees [3,230' lighted dusk to dawn asphalt runway], approximately 6 aircraft based on the field, including 2 helicopters

Airports - Sub-Region 5

Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (KTYR), public airport, no landing fees [7,200', 5,200' & 4,850' lighted asphalt runways with control tower], attended 7 days a week 0600-2200, Grade 100LL & JET A (freeze point -40C) fuel available 24-hours a day, air freight & cargo handling, charter flight, aircraft rental, full service maintenance, serviced by Continental & American, Avis/Hertz/National car rental, over 60 planes housed on sight-including 2 helicopters and 23 jets, www.tylerairport.com

Wood County Airport (KJDD) Mineola/Quitman, public airport, no landing fees [4,0001' lighted dusk to dawn asphalt runway], attended 7 days a week 0900-1300, Grade 100LL & JET A (freeze point -40C) fuel available 24-hours a day (self-serve), full service maintenance

Airports - Sub-Region 6

Cypress River (K24F) in Jefferson, public airport, no landing fees [3,200' lighted dusk to dawn asphalt runway],

East Texas Regional Airport (KGGG) in Longview, public airport, no landing fees [10,000' & 6,000' lighted asphalt runways with control tower], attended 7 days a week 0600-2100, Grade 100LL & JET A (freeze point -40C) fuel available 24-hours a day, flight instruction, plane rental, charter flights, freight service, hanger, serviced by American Airlines, Avis/Enterprise car rental, approximately 50 aircraft on sight with 10 jets, www.flyggg.com

Fly-N-Fish Lodge (TA42) in Uncertain, private airport, no landing fees [4,000' dirt runway] attend on request, charter flights

Fox Stevens Field (KJXI) in Gilmer, public airport, no landing fees [4,000' lighted dusk to dawn asphalt runway], attended M-F 0700-1700, Grade 100LL fuel available, hanger

Gladewater Municipal Airport (K07F), public airport, no landing fees [3,301' and 2,301' lighted dusk to sawn asphalt runways], attended 7 days a week 0800-1700,  Grade 100LL fuel available, flight instruction, parachute jumping, aircraft rental

Harrison County Airport (KASL) in Marshall, public airport, no landing fees [3,290' and 5,000' lighted asphalt runways], attended M-Sa 0830-1730, Su 1200-1700, Grade 100LL & JET A (freeze point -40C) fuel available, flight instruction, aircraft rental, full service maintenance, 20 planes housed on sight, including 3 ultra-lights and 2 jets

Airports Sub-Region 7

Panola County/Sharpe Field (K4F2) in Carthage, [4,000' lighted dusk to dawn, asphalt runway], attended M-F 0800-1700, Grade 100LL & JET A (freeze point -40C) fuel available (at night with credit card), approximately 12 aircraft on site including 1 ultra-light and 1 helicopter.

Rusk County Airport (KRFI) in Henderson, public airport, no landing fees [3,000' lighted dusk to dawn asphalt runway], attended 7 days a week 0800-1700, Grade 100LL fuel available (self service - credit card only 1830-0630), flight instruction, aircraft rental, approximately 20 aircraft based at field, including 2 ultra-lights www.ruskcountyairport.com

Lodging (Sub-Regions 1 - 4)

     

 

Sub-Region 1 includes Lamar, Delta and Hopkins Counties

Sub-Region 2 includes Red River, Franklin, Titus and Camp Counties

 

Sub-Region 3 includes Morris, Bowie and Cass Counties

Sub-Region 4 includes Henderson and VanZandt Counties 

Lodging (Sub-Regions 5-7)

Sub-Region 5 includes Rains, Wood and Smith Counties 

 

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