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Tyler Pounds Regional Airport

Terminal building at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport, Tyler, Texas
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport Terminal (TylerTexasOnline staff photo)

Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (airport code TYR) is a state-of-the-art airport providing jet service to cities worldwide via connections at the DFW airport.

Completely rebuilt in 2002 at a cost of $17.6 million, the airport features on-site parking, rental car facilities and easy access from various areas of Tyler and East Texas.

Tyler Pounds was named 2007 Airport of the Year for the State of Texas by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and serves about 150,000 passengers per year.

Improvements continue, with the airport receiving $8.3 million in federal funds for added safety enhancements in 2011, including runways, navigational aids, lighting, taxiways and and associated facilities.

In July of 2012, the airport received a $7.6 million grant for additional improvements, including construction of a taxi way for Runway 17/35. Work was completed in late 2018 for the extension of Runway 4/22 to 8,333'.

Tyler Airlines and Commercial Flights

Part of the lobby at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport
Part of the lobby at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport Terminal (Staff photo)

Flights are offered to and from Tyler Pounds Airport by American Eagle Airlines with flights to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in the Dallas Metroplex.

Beginning in 2019, Frontier Airlines operated non-stop service from Tyler to Denver International Airport (DIA). Frontier announced in February of 2020 that service would be terminated in April of 2020; however, a periodic flight resumption has been announced.

Tyler Pounds Airport Location

The airport is located only 10 minutes west of downtown Tyler on Texas Highway 64, at 700 Skyway Boulevard, Zip Code 75704, phone 903.531.2343. The IATA airport code is TYR.

Those traveling on Toll Loop 49 can take the nearby Highway 64 exit to the airport.

For more information on Pounds Airport, visit the official airport website provided by the City of Tyler at
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport

Airport coordinates are 95° 24’ 09” W, 32° 21’ 15” N.

Additional airport information is available from AirNav. See Pounds Airport map below


Shuttle Bus and Taxi to Dallas Airports from Tyler

Tyler Pounds Regional Airport, serving all of East Texas with jet service with nationwide flight connections
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport

Shuttle service from Tyler to Dallas, DFW airport, and Love Field is available, both via scheduled shuttles and via chartered vans with custom pickup and dropoff.

A leading service is the one provided by the Airport Shuttle Service of East Texas - Phone 903.534.3688

Tyler Rental Cars and Pounds Airport Parking

Car rentals are available in Tyler at Pounds Airport. Among the car rental agencies and car rental companies are:

  • Hertz Car Rental
  • Avis Rent-A-Car
  • National Car Rental
  • Budget Rent-A-Car
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car

On-site short-term and long-term parking is also available at the airport.

Private Aviation, Business Travel and Air Charter Fleets

In addition to scheduled commercial airlines, Pounds Airport provides a wide range of air and ground services for private aviation, business travel, and air charter fleets.

For example, fuel is available from the Jet Center of Tyler, and charter, maintenance and related services are provided by East Texas Jet Support.


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Tyler Dining and Restaurants

Tyler features a wide spectrum of dining opportunities and venues, from small local eateries to national chain restaurants. more about Tyler restaurants

If you are in the vicinity of the airport for breakfast or lunch, we highly recommend eating at the Skyline Cafe. The restaurant is located underneath the air traffic control tower, next to the Historic Aviation Memorial Museum (HAMM). 

Tyler Hotels, Motels, Lodging and Other Accommodations

Tyler offers a variety of hotels, motels, extended-stay suites, B&Bs, and other accommodations. However, there is no hotel on the airport property, or in close proximity to the airport.

Our map below shows the location of major concentrations of hotels and motels in Tyler in relation to Tyler Pounds Airport.

About Tyler hotels and lodging, locations, map, reviews


Map of major concentrations of hotels and lodging in Tyler Texas, in relationship to Tyler Pounds Regional Airport
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Interactive Map of Tyler Texas and Tyler Pounds Regional Airport

Tyler area transportation links

North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority (NET RMA) & Toll 49


TxTag website


TxDOT Tyler District

TxDOT Statewide Road Conditions


Tyler Transit

Tyler Pounds Regional Airpot Official Site

Tyler Traffic Engineering

Tyler Street Department

FAA Map of Tyler Pounds Regional Airport...click to view from the FAA website

FAA Map of Tyler Pounds Regional Airport showing

Runway 4/22
Runway 13/31
Runway 1735

click to view from the FAA website



The Historic Aviation Memorial Museum at Tyler Pounds Airport in Texas
The Historic Aviation Memorial Museum at Tyler Pounds Airport in Texas

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