El Paso Biggs AAF Airport

At the extreme western part of Texas lies El Paso, a city compelling due to its combination of natural sceneries and the cultural landmarks to visit. It is also nearby several Mexican cities, along for those who want to check out the outskirts of Mexico while staying near the border with the United States. Those planning to visit here can consider flying to Biggs Army Airfield, but it is not the port of entry to use, however. As a military base, it does not accommodate commercial flights, making it necessary to check out flights connecting to El Paso International Airport.

Upon landing at the airport, tourists can now visit various landmarks in the area. One of them is the El Paso Museum of Art. Although housed in a former Greyhound station, this landmark features a number of terrific Southwestern art pieces, as well as modern artworks that round out the collection well. From here, one can then look for the Border Patrol Museum, which is filled with interesting items, from chase vehicles to a number of fun souvenirs. The Mission Trail is also a major attraction here, where one can traverse a nine-mile trail that comprises of two mission churches and a presidio chapel. The best known of them all is Mission Ysleta, the oldest continually active parish in the region. Tourists venturing here will find a church built from adobe bricks, clay, and straw with a beautiful silver-domed domed bell tower.

Those who want to see more museums can turn to Fort Bliss Museum, which illustrates life at the post in 1857. There is also the US Army Air Defence Artillery Museum, with exhibits focusing on the history of air defence artillery since 1917. An outdoor weapons park can also be found here, which can be a treat for visitors eager to find out more about the area.


Airlines serving El Paso International Airport include American Airlines, American Eagle, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, United Express, and US Airways Express.

Services and Facilities

No list of services for travellers can be seen about Biggs Army Airfield. Tourists will be better off in the El Paso International Airport, which has various shops, restaurants, food kiosks, and other outlets for refreshments. Travellers will find the area more comfortable as well, with a number of gift shops and shopping centres. Those carrying work with them can also use the airport's business centre services, from laptop service, wire service, office supplies, postage, and overnight package delivery. Fax and photocopies can also be arranged. Those who need to have their money exchanged to local currency can visit the foreign currency exchange. Those who need to call can also use the phone card service here.

Those out for an appointment can have their shoes shined near the La Placita shop area or in Concourse B near Gate B2. Various stalls offering flowers, health and beauty products, as well as portable electronic gadgets can be bought from here. Those on the lookout for online updates for news and social media, Wi-Fi Internet is available in all public areas.

Those leaving the airport will also have plenty of options on public transportation. There are also parking spaces provided for those who have arranged for their cars to be stored here in the meantime or for those waiting for a pickup service.

Airports near El Paso Biggs AAF:

 Getting to & from the Airport

Driving hide 

Drive along US-54 E and Chaffee Rd, and then go straight to the airport.

Trains hide 

Amtrak serves along the downtown area, making it possible for tourists to go around the region.

Buses hide 

The bus service serves extensive citywide routes, making it relatively easy to go around to the airport.

Taxi hide 

Taxis drivers can take passengers to different parts of El Paso.

 Location Details

Longitude:106° 22' 48'' W
Latitude:31° 50' 58'' N

 Airport Location

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