Lubbock's Preston Smith International Airport (LBB) is a regional small-hub airport that serves the South Plains area. Served by Southwest, American Eagle and United Airlines, travelers can be in Dallas, Austin or Houston within an hour and a half. Hawaii and London are only 12 hours away.
The Lubbock airport also serves UPS and FedEx, which has a freight distribution center on the field.
Two private charter companies, Chaparral Aviation and Lubbock Aero, also utilize the airport's runways.
Public transportation in Lubbock is operated by Citibus. The bus company also contracts with Texas Tech to provide on-campus bus service to students, faculty and staff, as well as off-campus shuttles from nearby apartment complexes.