Harlingen Valley International Airport HRL
- also referred to as 'VIA' is the largest airport in the Rio Grande Valley area of South Texas. South Padre Island, the Mexican Town of Reynosa and the large Border City of Brownsville are nearby.
The Airport is located near the town of Harlingen - accessible via State Hwys 77/83,
With a long runway and over 650,000 passengers a year, Valley International Airport is currently served by major airlines offering direct flights to many US cities with worldwide connections, and by Casino charters.
The passenger terminal at Harlingen's Valley Airport
has two levels:
houses the baggage claim, customs & immigration, rental car desks and a few food & drink and shop concessions.
houses the security check and, at either side, gates 1 - 4 and gates 5, 6, 7A & 7B. Level 2 also houses the VIA VIP Club (tel. 956-430-8600), and food/drink establishments.
Other services & amenities
in the terminal include Starbucks, retail concessions, KidsPort, free WiFi access, business services, catering, & meeting facilities.
Airlines currently serving the Airport:
Delta, tel. 880-221-1212; to Minneapolis (Oct-April)
Southwest, tel. 800-435-9792; daily to Houston Hobby HOU
Sun Country, tel. 800-359-6786; to Minneapolis (Nov-Apr)
United, tel. 800-525-0280;
Harlingen Airport provides shuttle service to South Padre Island. (
Aside from rental car, taxi, limo and shuttle services, there is no public transportation available.)
- The South Padre Shuttle
- tel. 1-877-774-0050 or visit: www.SouthPadreShuttle.com
- VTC-Valley Transit Company
offers shuttle sevice at South Central Texas (tel. 956-423-5467 or 866-934-6882 - or visit:: www.valleytransitcompany.com.)
- Rio Grande Transi
t (tel. 956-428-4614 /fax 2526).