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Conroe Data

Transportation

Conroe is conveniently located on Interstate 45, only 40 miles north of Houston. Interstate 10 and an array of state highways and US highways serve this area. Within a 10 minute drive one can find themselves with full access to The Woodlands. Austin is 170 miles to the west, Dallas is 200 miles to the north, and San Antonio is 225 miles to the west.

Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport

Private and Corporate pilots flying into Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport (KCXO) will find a 7,500-foot by 150-foot primary runway with a full instrument approach system. The airport also features an air traffic control tower, a 5,000-foot crosswind runway, GPS approaches, a U.S. customs facility and full aviation services. Located just 30 miles north of George Bush Intercontinental Airport, KCXO is home to multiple businesses that provide all the services needed by business and pleasure flyers, including three full-service FBO’s, aircraft repair and avionics shops, aircraft parking canopy, flight schools, in-hangar overnight aircraft parking, aircraft catering, crew and conference facilities, rental car arrangements, charter service and sales.

Commercial Air Travel

Commercial air travel is available 30 minutes to the south at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston (IAH). IAH is presently served by 29 scheduled passenger airlines in addition to numerous passenger charter airlines also operate through the airport.

In 2016, nearly 41 million passengers were served by Houston’s largest airport. This convenient passenger gateway is the largest hub for United Airlines as well as numerous other carriers that offer nearly 200 domestic and international destinations through nonstop flights from IAH.

An expanding portfolio of air routes and destinations promise to keep Bush Intercontinental Airport as the South Central United States’ air transportation gateway to the world.

Leading air cargo and package express carriers also serve IAH.

Rail Service

Rail service is provided by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe for east/west shipping and by the Union Pacific Railway for materials going north or south.

Ship Channel

Shipping by sea is another possibility in Conroe. The Port of Houston, the second largest tonnage port in the United States, is located is located 45 miles south of Conroe. The Port of Houston is a deep draft port and is the largest Texas port with “46% market share by tonnage , 95% market share in containers by total TEUS in 2016, and handlee 68% of US Gulf Coast container traffic in 2016” (Port Houston).  The Port of Houston is also the largest Gulf Coast container port, is ranked first in foreign tonnage , and third in total foreign cargo value. International trade is brought closer to home through Conroe’s proximity to this world-class port.  For more information on the Port of Houston, visit Port Houston’s Home Page.