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Air Transportation 
The nearest commercial airport is 35 miles from Poteau at Ft. Smith, Arkansas.  This airport is a full service field with several airlines in operation.  The local airport in Poteau has a 4,000 ft. asphalt runway.
  
Water Transportation
The nearest water transportation in the Port of Ft. Smith, Arkansas.  It is 35 miles from Poteau and has a channel depth of 9 feet.  It is connected via the Arkansas River to the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico. 
   
Road System
Poteau is located at the intersection of US 59, US 270, US 271, and SH 112.  The nearest interstate highway is I-40, located approximately 36 miles to the north. 
   
Rail and Bus Availability
Poteau has one bus carrier.  Rail service is provided by Kansas City-Southern Railroad. 

Interstate Systems / Highways
  
Nearest Interstate system - I-40

Distance to Nearest Interstate System - 36 Miles

Next nearest Interstate system  - I-35

Distance to next Nearest Interstate System - 220 Miles

Nearest state highway  - 112

Distance to nearest state highway - 0 miles

City Miles # of days Truck Del. # of days Rail Hours/Minutes Air
Oklahoma City 198 1 1 :30
Dallas 213 1 2 :35
Houston 387 1 3 1:00
New Orleans 461 1 2 1:10
Little Rock 143 1 1 :25
Atlanta 620 2 4 1:30
St. Louis 365 1 2 :55
Kansas City 294 1 1 :45
Chicago 633 2 3 1:35
New York 1,256 2 5 3:10
Denver 688 2 4 1:45
Albuquerque 717 2 4 1:50
Los Angeles 1,414 2 5 3:30

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