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Along with a fully-operational airport able to accommodate the largest aircraft, Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley provides superb road and rail access.From the Mobile Downtown Airport, near the port and downtown, Mobile has Fed Ex air cargo service.
Airlines serving Mobile Regional include American, Delta, United and US Airways with connecting flights to Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. More than 600,000 passengers fly through Mobile Regional Airport every year, and the airport recently expanded its air terminal ramp and constructed an 8,500-foot (2,590 m) parallel runway. Built around a fully operational airfield with a 9,600-foot (2,926 m) runway, the complex offers transportation infrastructure second to none.Mobile provides companies with highway transportation access to major markets across the United States.Two major interstate highways converge in Mobile, with I-10 extending east to Jacksonville, Fla.The Port of Mobile is also represented by private bulk terminal operators as well as a number of highly specialized shipbuilding and repair companies, with two of the largest floating dry docks on the Gulf Coast.Over the past decade, the Alabama State Port Authority has invested more than $700 million toward a capital expansion program establishing new facilities at the Port of Mobile, including a new container terminal, a new steel terminal, expansion at Mc Duffie coal terminal, a new rail ferry terminal, new warehouses and a new turning basin.and west to Los Angeles, Calif., while I-65 extends from Mobile north to Chicago, Ill.
Major metropolitan areas such as Atlanta, Charlotte, Houston, Memphis, Nashville, Tampa, Jacksonville and Orlando, are all within 600 miles (1,000 km) of Mobile.
These are exciting times for travel from the Salt Lake City International Airport and the future couldn’t be brighter, says Bianca Shreeve, public relations and marketing manager for the Salt Lake City Department of Airports.
This month Delta is launching daily nonstop service from Salt Lake City to Amsterdam as part of a planned eight percent capacity increase from its Mountain West hub over the next five years.
Amsterdam will become Delta’s second route to Europe from the capital city.
The airline already flies from Salt Lake City to Paris Charles De Gaulle. Gary Herbert and a delegation of Utah business, government and civic leaders will celebrate the new route in June as they conduct a trade mission to Western Europe, stopping first in Amsterdam for a tourism luncheon to promote the direct flight.
Major rail, ship and highway transportation systems converge along the Mobile River at the Port of Mobile to link Mobile businesses with the nation and the world.