Plainview, Texas, is located less than 50 miles from Lubbock. It is easily accessible from both the East and West Coasts as Interstate 27 connects to Interstate 40 within an hour’s drive. Hale County and the city of Plainview are well-connected by highway, air, and rail, as Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport is roughly a 45-minute drive from Plainview. Commercial airlines offering flights to Lubbock include Southwest, American, American Eagle, and United. The Hale County Airport has runway lengths of 6,000 and 4,000 feet. The runways are paved and have lights and instruments. The airport offers charter and private facilities with jet fuel available. Highways serving the area include Interstate 27, U.S. Highway 70, TX Highway 194, and FM Highway 400. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail also runs eight trains through Plainview daily.