Union Pacific System Ð Main Line
|Days transit time to:|
|Kansas City|| 3
|St. Louis|| 2
- 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
- United Parcel Service
- Roadway Express
- Yellow Transportation
Newport Municipal Airport
: 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
- Skyway Airlines
- United Express
Little Rock is located 94.9 miles Southwest of Newport and is a full-service airport.
Memphis International Airport
- US Airways
- Federal Express
- America West
- North West
Map from the Arkansas Aeronautical Chart 2002-2003
Courtesy of the Arkansas Department
Memphis International Airport is located 101.3 miles South East of Newport and is a full-service Airport.
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