Frequently Asked Questions
What is the airport's address?
269 Terminal Circle Longview, TX 75603
What is the airport code for East Texas Regional Airport?
Do I have to pay for parking?
East Texas Airport offers free parking for its patrons.
Where is flight information available?
Click on menu item "Airline," then click on the link for current arrivals and departures, or scroll down to view the schedule of flights for East Texas Regional Airport.
I Missed my Connection. Where can I check on the status of my bags?
American Eagle has two ways to contact them to check on missing luggage. We have included a link to their bag check on our "Contact" section for the website.
You can also call 1 (800) 535-5225 to check on the status of your bags.
What is the ticket counter or gate telephone number?
The airline does not make their counter number available to the public. They request that inquiries be handled by their general operators at 1-800-433-7300.
Are regional airlines with propellers safe and modern?
YES. Turbo propeller aircraft are state of the art and are an average seven years younger than the jet aircraft of major airlines. Jet engines power all regional aircraft, whether a turboprop with propellers on the outside, or a turbofan with a fan inside the engine casing. Turbo props are the most economically efficient aircraft for flying shorter distances.
The U.S. commercial aviation system, regional airlines included, is the safest mode of transportation in the world. Moreover, the safety record of regional airlines equals that of major airlines with pilot training, crew rest requirements, safety equipment, and dispatching procedures mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration for the industry as a whole.
Are regional aircraft equipped to fly during inclement weather?
YES. Regional/commuter aircraft are equipped with the same type of sophisticated safety equipment as major/national airlines, including: Weather Radar, De-icing, Traffic Alert, Collision Avoidance Systems, and Ground Proximity Warning Systems.
Are regional airline pilots experienced?
YES. All commercial pilots meet the same FAA requirements. Our pilots complete extensive initial training, recurrent training, and are tested by FAA examiners every six months. With a median age of 35 years and an average of 6,000 hours in the cockpit - they are among the most experienced ever employed by the industry.
Are regional airlines convenient?
YES. Every day 150,000 passengers fly regional airlines on more than 12,500 flights to some 780 destinations throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean.
- 550 cities are served exclusively by regional airlines.
- Nearly 60 million passengers will fly with regional airlines this year.
- 60% of regional airline passengers are business travelers.
- 95% of regional airline passengers fly on flights that are coordinated with major airlines through code-sharing alliances.