United to start flights from Texarkana

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Article provided by Texarkana Regional Airport

Texarkana–Beginning February 13, 2021, United Airlines will start the first nonstop service between Texarkana Regional Airport (TXK) and Houston Texas’ George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), connecting the Texarkana community to another large metropolis as well as another airport with networks to many other domestic and international destinations around the globe. The flight schedule between TXK and IAH will operate once daily on a 50-seat regional jet aircraft and will depart TXK at approximately 7:00 AM and return at approximately 7:25 PM. This schedule allows individuals to conduct a full workday in Houston and make it back to Texarkana by the evening. “We are ecstatic to officially add Houston in our route network and provide more travel options for our community. Houston is a unique and exciting destination for local residents to enjoy, and we are confident our community will support this new route in a way that will ensure its longterm success,” – Paul Mehrlich, Executive Director for the Texarkana Regional Airport Authority. “We
appreciate the new relationship with United Airlines and their commitment to helping grow Texarkana. As our lives return to normal, we feel this new destination will greatly benefit the area and connect our community to what’s important in their lives in Houston and beyond.” For flight reservations, please visit For more information about Texarkana Regional Airport, please visit


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