South Shore Communities
South Shore Communities
South Shore Communities
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Transportation in the South Shore Area


Rail shipping can be arranged on the Missouri and Northern Arkansas Railroad with depots in Cotter and Batesville, Arkansas. For more information, call the M&NA at 855-346-7973 , or visit


County / Regional Airports

Ozark Regional Airport in Midway, 870-481-5418, has a 5,000 foot runway. Charter service is available from Mountain Home Flight Service, 870-481-5966, or Pro Aviation, 870-481-6222. Pro Aviation also provides flight instruction and pilot services. Ground transportation is provided by Sundown Limousines, 870-481-6200. Weather at the airport from NOAA.

Boone County Airport, 870-741-6954, has a lighted runway 6,161 feet long by 150 feet wide. The address is 2424 Airport Rd., Harrison, AR 72601. Limited commerical service is currently offered through Sea Port Airlines, and rental cars are available through Hertz.

Marion County Regional Airport in Flippin, 870-453-2241, serves business aviators and recreational pilots. Located at 954 Airport Road in Flippin, AR, the airport currently has a 5000 ft. paved runway with three instrument approaches. There are numerous pilot services and repair services available. Flight instruction includes aerobatic, ATP, CFI, CFII, commercial instrument, multiengine, private.

There are also landing strips at Gaston's Resort in Lakeview and at the Valley Fly-In subdivision in Cotter, both on the White River, however these are not open to the public. 

Area residents also use the commercial airports in Springfield, Missouri, Branson, Missouri and Little Rock, Arkansas.

Commercial Airports

Springfield-Branson Airport, 417-868-0500, is located at 2300 N. Airport Boulevard, Springfield, Missouri, 65802. Approximately 120 miles from the South Shore area, this airport is is currently served by:

Branson Airport, 888-359-2541, is located at 4000 Branson Airport Boulevard, Hollister, Missouri 65672. Approximately 70 miles from the South Shore area, this airport is is currently served by:

Little Rock Airport, 501-372-3439, is located at One Airport Drive, Little Rock, AR 72202-4402. Approximately 150 miles from the South Shore area, this airport is is currently served by:

Freight Carriers

A few of the freight carriers that serve the area are:


Nearest shallow draft port facilities: Port of Little Rock
Distance to port - About 150 miles - 501-490-1468

Nearest deep water facilities: Port of New Orleans
Distance to port - About 600 miles - 504-522-2551

Local Bus

Regularly scheduled bus service is available in select areas of the South Shore region. 

The North Arkansas Transportation Service provides low cost transportation services of various types in these nine counties: Baxter, Boone, Fulton, Izard, Marion, Newton, Searcy, and parts of Carroll and Madison Counties. For current information, call 870-741-6650 or visit

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South Shore Communities:

Bull Shoals
Diamond City
Lead Hill


Neighboring South Shore Communities:

Calico Rock
Lake Norfork

Mountain Home

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