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Locally convenient. Internationally connected.

Wharton Regional Airport: Strategic corporate connection.  Just five miles from Wharton’s central business district, this municipally-owned facility eases and facilitates corporate travel, with an asphalt runway of more than 5,000 feet, an automated weather service (AWS) and JetA 100LL 24-hr. fueling capability with credit card, as well as available hangars and jet maintenance.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (AIH): Top non-stop. Ranked #3 in the nation among airports with non-stop domestic and international flights, the Bush Airport flies some 40 million passengers annually and transports upwards of 1.7 million pounds of cargo worldwide through the award-winning George Bush International CargoCenter. More than 700 daily departures provide 116 non-stop connections to domestic destinations and 70 direct connections to international destinations. The airport provides more connections to Mexico than any other airline, and serves as headquarters and the busiest hub for United Airlines.

William P. Hobby Airport: Now taking off. This rapidly growing passenger facility has become one of Southwest Airlines’ busiest hubs, offering service to more than 50 destinations in the U.S. and Latin America.

Wharton ISD Proposes School Bond Issue

Oct. 26, 2018 - $59 Million Bond Would Facilitate Needed Changes​   Studies show that building age, lighting, furniture, and structure could ...  READ MORE

Wharton Hazard Mitigation- Phase 1 receives 100% Federal Funding

Jul. 6, 2018 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced July 5 how it will allocate billions of dollars for more...  READ MORE

Business Disaster Recovery Breakfast

Sep. 29, 2017 - 7:30 AM Wharton Civic Center 1924 North Fulton Street Wharton, TX...  READ MORE


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  • 1944 North Fulton,
    Wharton Texas 77488