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International Airports

Tucson International Airport

  • 3.5 hours drive, 180 miles
  • 11 airlines currently serve Tucson, providing nonstop service to 16 cities and connections to more than 121 destinations.
  • Learn more and find airlines serving Tucson

El Paso International Airport

  • 3-hour drive
  • 160 miles
  • Daily shuttles from Silver City
  • Learn more and find airlines serving El Paso

Albuquerque International Sunport

  • 5-hour drive
  • 234 miles
  • Learn more and find airlines serving Albuquerque
Grant County Airport


Interstate 10, southern New Mexico’s major east–west thoroughfare, is located 52 miles southeast of Silver City via Highway 180 and Deming, or 42 miles south via Highway 90 and Lordsburg. Interstate 25, which runs north–south, can be accessed through Hatch by way of Highways 180 and 26, or, for the more adventurous, via scenic NM152 over the beautiful Black Range Mountains.

Daily Common Carriers: United Parcel Service has an office in Silver City that is open Monday through Saturday. Federal Express and DHL Express provide daily pick-up and delivery services Monday through Friday.

Public Transit: Silver City has an in-town bus system, Corre Camino Transit, which works with local companies to create custom routes and help employees get to and from work. Corre Caminos Transit also offers service to and from locations in the four county area, for more information phone: (505) 388-3180 or toll-free (866) 934-3866.

Rail is available mainly for copper mining transport. AmTrak Passenger Freight service is available in Deming and Lordsburg. For more information, call 1-800-872-7245.

Daily Freight delivery is available to our area. Freight companies are as close as Tucson and El Paso.

Daily air service to Albuquerque is provided by Boutique Airlines from the Grant County airport, located 21 miles southeast of Silver City on Highway 180. International airports are located in El Paso, Tucson, Albuquerque, and Phoenix.



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Gila EDA Roundtable
Dear Gila EDA Roundtable Participants, After a long hiatus during the summer, The Gila EDA Roundtable is back in session! Please mark your calendars for Friday, September 18th, 8 a.m. for coffee, 8:30 a.m. meeting to be held at the Grant County Administration Bldg., Commission Chambers. This month we are anxious to present Anthony Quintana of Q's Southern Bistro, Branding Iron Brewing Co., & The Fry House Wings and Fries. We are also anxious to hear about what has been happening and what we have to look forward to in our community from Emily Shilling of the Southwest Council of Government. We are also anxious to hear from you. Please plan on attending.
Grant County Economic Development Master Plan - Final Recommendations from Angelou Economics, Inc.
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Grant County Target Industries
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Grant County Market Assessment
Angelou Economics, INC located in Austin, Texas has been awarded the contract to write the Grant County Economic Development Master Plan. The initiative is being supported by an EDA grant awarded to Grant County. Phase I of the plan consisting of a Market Assessment has been completed after meeting with various focus groups and conducting numerous business interviews, as well as receiving great response from an on line survey for Grant County residents and another for Grant County businesses owners.