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 Victoria Airport

Once known as the Foster Air Force Base, the Victoria Regional Airport was established during World War II to service as a flight school for fresh cadets. Today the airport services the lovely city of Victoria, a historical town situated in the south of Texas.

You’ll find that this airport is small but is wheelchair accessible and transiting passengers will have access to free wireless internet. VCT airport is situated approximately 10km outside of Victoria, and is utilised mostly for general aviation purposes, and charter flights.  

However, there is one commercial airline called Texas Sky Airlines that offers in-state routes from Victoria to Austin (AUS), as well as Victoria to Dallas Fort Worth (DFW). If you want to get to Victoria from outside Texas or the greater United States, than you must fly from these larger international hubs, who welcome incoming and operate outgoing flights to destinations across the USA and the world.  

Victoria is a mid-sized city, but there’s lots to do here, you can visit the Victoria Ballet and Symphony Orchestra, explore the Nave Museum and Children’s Discovery Museum, or take part in a tour that will take you around the historical homes and cemeteries of the area. If you want to go further afield, or simply want an easy way to get around the city, then it is recommended that you hire a car for your stay.  

Please note all information is current as of March 2016.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

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You can rent a vehicle at Victoria Regional Airport. There are two rental services that are represented here, Avis and Enterprise, both of which are reputable, internationally well-known brands. If you choose to hire a car while you are in Victoria, the drive into town is pretty straightforward, and should only take you about 15 minutes without traffic.

Head south east on Aviation Drive onto Foster Field Drive, and then turn right onto the US-59T Business S and continue on this route for approximately 9km, and then turn left onto North Main Street which will take you straight into downtown Victoria.  

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As Victoria Regional Airport is a small facility, you won’t necessarily find taxis waiting outside the terminal building after you’ve disembarked from your flight.

Generally you must call one of the four taxi and shuttle services that operate in the town when you arrive, or book a pick-up in advance. The estimated fare from the airport into town should cost about 23USD ($30) with tip, and take about 15 minutes.

 Airport Contact Details

Victoria Airport

Address:
09 Foster Field Drive,
Suite F,
Victoria,
TX 77904

Tel:+1 (0)361 5782704

 Location Details

Longitude:96° 54' 51'' W
Latitude:28° 51' 3'' N
IATA code:VCT
ICAO code:KVCT

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