Located on the IH-10 Corridor


Columbus is located between many major metropolitan areas:
Houston, Texas

71 miles

Austin, Texas

88 miles

San Antonio, Texas

126 miles

Corpus Christi, Texas

188 miles

Dallas, Texas

245 miles

Laredo, Texas

277 miles

Brownsville, Texas

321 miles

El Paso, Texas

673 miles

 
New York, NY

1,699 miles

Los Angeles, CA

1,475 miles

Philadelphia, PA

1,616 miles

Washington D.C., DC

1,480 miles

Miami, FL

1,258 miles

Atlanta, GA

864 miles

Boston, MA

1,914 miles

   
Mexico City, Mexico

979 miles

Guadalajara, Mexico

888 miles

Monterrey, Mexico

420 miles

Reynosa, Mexico

326 miles

Matamoros, Mexico

326 miles

Road


Highways include
U.S., State, and Interstate: North - South: US 71; East - West: I-10, US 90

Colorado Valley Transit
Telephone: 979-732-6281

Drivers License Office
Texas Department of Transportation - Vehicle Title & Registration Forms

Texas Department of Transportation - Austin Regional Office

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
P.O. Box 550
4860 I-10 East
Columbus, Texas 78934
Telephone: 979-7322353 x267

Motor Freight Lines
Purolator, Tex Pack, UPS (certified to stop in city)

Rail


Union Pacific

Air


(FAA Information Effective February 9, 2012)


Weather Conditions, Forecasts, Watches & Warnings

Robert R Wells Jr. Airport
For more information about Robert R Wells Jr. Airport please click HERE.
Location

FAA Identifier:

66R

Latitude/Longitude (est):

29-38-27.8510N / 096-30-56.8930W
29-38.464183N / 096-30.948217W
29.6410697 / -96.5158036

Elevation (est.):

242 ft. / 74 m

Variation:

06E (1985)

From city:

3 miles SOUTH of Columbus, Texas

Time zone:

UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)

Zip code:

77412
Source: www.airnav.com
Airport Operations

Airport use:

Open to the Public

Activation date:

09/1981

Sectional chart:

Houston

Control tower:

No

ARTCC:

Houston Center

FSS:

Montgomery County Flight Service Station
For FP Filing call CXO FSS 1-800-833-5602

NOTAMs facility:

CXO (NOTAM-D service available)

Attendance:

UNATNDD

 Wind indicator:

Lighted

 Segmented circle:

Yes

 Lights:

Dusk-Dawn
ACTVT MIRL RY 15/33 - CTAF 

Beacon:

white-green (lighted land airport)
Source: www.airnav.com
Airport Ownership and Management
Ownership:
Publicly-owned
Colorado County
P.O. Box 236
Columbus, Texas 78934
Phone: 979-732-2604
County Judge Office

 

Manager: Clifford Wenske
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Columbus:
  1. Austin-Bergstrom International - Approximately 85 miles; AUSTIN, TX; ID: AUS
  2. Easterwood Field - Approximately 62 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; ID: CLL
  3. Victoria Regional - Approximately 65 miles; VICTORIA, TX; ID: VCT
Other public-use airports nearest to Columbus:
  1. Eagle Lake -Approximately 18 miles; EAGLE LAKE, TX; ID: ELA
  2. Grawunder Field - Approximately 27 miles; BELLVILLE, TX; ID: 06R

Water


 
 Approxmate Distance to Various Ports of Texas
from the Texas Crossroads Business Park

 

 Port of Palacious, Texas

 80 Miles

 Port of Victoria, Texas

 84 Miles

 Port of Houston, Texas

 86 Miles

 Port Freeport, Texas

 113 Miles

 Port of Galveston, Texas

 131 Miles

 Port of Port Arthur, Texas

 165 Miles

 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas

 190 Miles

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