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U.S. Highway 59 and U.S. Alternate 90 dissect the city along its southern and northern boundaries. The Grand Parkway, the Houston area's third loop, borders Richmond's east side and provides fast access to the entire Houston region.
William P. Hobby International Airport (38 mi) and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (49 mi) are both located less than an hours drive of Richmond. The airports offer non-stop domestic and international flights. The Houston Airport System served approximately 54.5 million travelers in 2016 and has continued to expand its offering of destinations and carriers.
Major Carriers available include:
The Sugar Land Regional Airport, located 8 miles from Richmond, services corporate and private flights. The airports focus is on corporate aviation and handles approximately 250 flights per day and is used by more than 100 Fortune 500 companies.
Richmond is strategically located between two of the largest Ports in Texas. The Port of Houston, located 36 miles to the east, is a 25 mile long logistics complex ranked as the largest port in the nation by tonnage. The Port of Freeport, located 61 miles to the southeast, is ranked as the 32nd largest port by tonnage. The Port of Houston and Port of Freeport are classified as Deep Water Ports and can accommodate fully laden Panamax ships.
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