Location and Transportation

Lea County Regional Airport is located just outside the city of Hobbs and furnishes daily jet service to Houston, making Hobbs a gateway to the world. Lea County Regional Airport is a fully FAA-equipped and serviced facility, with private aircraft tie-down service available from its fixed-base operator. Lea County welcomes its fly-in guests at its modern airport building and service area.

Lea County is also served by two additional regional Texas airport facilities: Midland International Airport, which is 90 minutes southeast of Hobbs, and Lubbock, north of Hobbs. Both of these airports offer multiple airline carriers and car-rental agencies.

In addition, commercial bus service links Lea County to other regional locations.

Nevertheless, the most enjoyable way to travel to and in Lea County is by car on the well-maintained interstate highway systems. Lea County is served by three major east-west

U.S. highways, a major north-south state highway and numerous other state roads and thoroughfares. The network of routes provides easy access to nearby major markets and tourist attractions.