Regional Perspective

International Bridge


The Del Rio International Airport is key to Del Rio’s economic sustainability, serving as a valuable tool for business recruitment and quality of life for our surrounding region, including Mexico. Owned and operated by the City of Del Rio, classified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a commercial primary, non-hub airport. The 6,300 foot runway features a reconstructed apron and taxiway system, six approaches to include a full Instrument Landing System (ILS) and a Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System with Runway Alignment Indicator Lights (MALSR) to assist aircraft operations in inclement weather.

Highway Connectivity

Del Rio's land and air transportation are favorable for materials distribution and business travel. Distribution takes advantage of the Del Rio’s proximity to HWY90 and a network of U.S. and state highways, including the Ports to Plains Trade Corridor. Three of the nation's 10 largest cities—Houston, San Antonio and Dallas—are no more than five hours away.

Del Rio is also home to a safe and efficient border crossing into Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, the International Bridge is owned and operated by the City of Del Rio. The Del Rio International Bridge is open for crossing between Texas and Mexico twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. The crossing times continue to average one of the shortest along the Texas-Mexico border making it the first for many tourists and businesses looking to enter into Mexico through Texas.


Located on the Union Pacific Sunset Line, Del Rio offers the unique position of being in the midst of a transportation hub, making this community accessible via rail or highway.

Water Supply
Del Rio has an abundant supply of water, originating from spring fed headwaters located approximately 3 miles northeast of downtown Del Rio. The spring fed headwaters flow into the San Felipe Creek for a total of 9 miles, the creek passes through the center of the City of Del Rio and ultimately discharges an average of 50 to 90 million gallons of water per day directly into the Rio Grande.

Ports-to-Plains Corridor
P2P Corridor Trade Corridor