Over that lease period the TRP will practically replace the aging terminal with a flexible facility that will accommodate growth, address seismic risks and improve operations and customer service at the airport.
MAWSS has an alternative source of water to provide raw water for industrial use.
Many area industries draw and treat water directly from the Tombigbee or Mobile rivers for industrial use.
There are over 65 motor freight carriers certified to transport interstate shipments to and/or from the Mobile area.
The majority of the carriers have a Mobile area terminal, with many carriers offering container services.
Highway Map The Mobile Airport Authority operates two airports: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) and the Mobile Downtown Airport (BFM) at Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley. Air Force base located on Mobile Bay near downtown Mobile, Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley has been transformed into a leading 1,650-acre (667 ha) industrial and trade complex.
Airlines serving Mobile Regional include American, Delta, United and US Airways with connecting flights to Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. More than 600,000 passengers fly through Mobile Regional Airport every year, and the airport recently expanded its air terminal ramp and constructed an 8,500-foot (2,590 m) parallel runway. Built around a fully operational airfield with a 9,600-foot (2,926 m) runway, the complex offers transportation infrastructure second to none.
The Port of Mobile offers public, deepwater terminals with direct access to five Class 1 railroads, two interstate systems (I-10 and I-65), a weekly rail ferry service to Coatzacoalcos, Mexico, and 15,000 miles (2,400 km) of inland and intracoastal waterways serving the Great Lakes, Ohio and Tennessee valleys and the Gulf of Mexico.
The Alabama State Port Authority owns and operates public terminals at the Port of Mobile.
Mobile Area Water & Sewer System (MAWSS) provides safe drinking water and sanitary sewer service for more than 200,000 people in the Mobile metropolitan area.