Business View Magazine | Volume 8, Issue 9

192 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VOLUME 8, ISSUE 9 A .L. Mangham Jr. Regional Airport is located on the outskirts of Nacogdoches (NAK- ə -DOH-chiss), touted as ‘the oldest town in Texas’. Evidence of settlement at the same site dates back 10,000 years. Today, the small city lies between the state’s two metro hubs of Dallas and Houston in the Forest Country area of eastern Texas. Nacogdoches is the proud home to Stephen F. Austin State University, as well as the headquarters of Elliott Electric Supply, which has over 145 stores located throughout the Southern States. Currently there are no commercial flights to the A.L Mangham Jr. Regional Airport but this could all change due to its proximity to Interstate 69, a new interstate highway currently under construction that will connect Port Huron, Michigan, on the Canadian border, to the Mexican border and the Port of Houston. It’s also known as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Superhighway and promises to boost trade between Canada and Mexico. With increased traffic flowing through the AT A GLANCE A. L. MANGHAM JR. REGIONAL AIRPORT WHAT: A city-owned general aviation airport WHERE: City of Nacogdoches, Texas WEBSITE: JR. Building a new future REGIONAL AIRPORT