Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (airport code TYR) is a state-of-the-art airport providing jet service to cities worldwide via connections in Dallas DFW and Houston Intercontinental 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.
Part of the lobby at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport Terminal (TylerTexasOnline staff photo)
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, and studies for the extension of Runway 4/22 from 7,800' to 8,200'.
Tyler Airlines and Commercial Flights
Flights are offered to and from Tyler Pounds Airport by these air carriers:
American Eagle Airlines with flights to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in the Dallas Metroplex
United Express Airlines
with flights to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) in Houston
Tyler Pounds Airport Location
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport
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.
Shuttle Bus and Taxi to Dallas Airports from Tyler
Shuttle service from Tyler to Dallas, DFW airport, and Love Field is available, both via scheduled shuttles or via chartered vans.
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
National Car Rental
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.
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.