El Paso International Airport (ELP)
(El Paso, Texas - TX, USA)
An important gateway to the largest cities on the US-Mexico border, El Paso International Airport (ELP) is a single-terminal facility that features several major airlines and provides frequent flights to many US and Mexican cities. Serving over three million passengers a year, ELP is a modern airport with a great range of facilities and amenities for tourists, business people and the disabled.
The airport lies just 5 miles / 8 km to the northeast of central El Paso and next to both Montana Avenue and the Biggs Army Airfield. Currently the grounds are not only being used for commercial passenger flights, but also by NASA, as a training base of its up-and-coming astronauts, featuring a number of shuttle simulators.
Travel by road is the only method you can access El Paso International Airport, with the I-10 interstate and the US-54 highway being conveniently located nearby. There are many taxis, limousines, shuttles and regular buses providing convenient transfers between the airport and central El Paso, the San Jacinto Plaza District, and the historic village of Ysleta del Sur Pueblo.
Rental car agencies are well represented at El Paso Airport and traveling by car is the fastest and safest way to get around, making it the preferred transportation method of many visitors to the region. Nearby and over the Rio Grande, many visitors head to the Mexican city of Juarez, which is connected by a series of bridges. Tucson, Arizona lies directly west and next to the I-10.
About El Paso Tourism
El Paso is situated in the state of Texas and has a long and distinguished history, from its Native American roots through to the time of the Spanish and finally the coming of the Anglo-Saxons. The result is a fascinating blend of different cultures and traditions, which is particularly evident in the unique cuisine of the region. Popular attractions include the El Paso Science Centre, the Indian Cliffs Ranch, and the Western Playground amusement park, which is home to the thrilling El Bandito roller coaster.
Serving the largest American city on the US-Mexican border, El Paso Airport (ELP) is also a gateway to the Franklin Mountains State Park, which can be reached by cable car. Across the Rio Grande River and also close to El Paso Airport lies Mexico's largest border city, Ciudad Juarez, which provides some great architectural heritage, enthralling museums and galleries, and some fantastic performing arts and festivals.
El Paso International Airport (ELP):|
|Address: Convair Road, El Paso, Texas, TX, 79925, USA|
|Airport Code: ELP
Tel: +1 915 780 4749
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