For businesses, San Antonio’s central location, available land, hardened infrastructure, and competitive energy and water rates, make for the ideal location to grow.

CPS Energy is the nation’s largest municipally-owned energy and natural gas provider with a diversified menu of fuels that provide customers in the San Antonio region with affordable and reliable power. Competitive commercial and industrial rates are available to users of various demand and consumption.

For power intensive users with 1MW, 5MW, and 10MW+ of load, rates are structures to provide cost efficient power. Additional commercial rebates, credits, and programs may be available.

San Antonio Water System (SAWS) is a public utility owned by the City of San Antonio and provides water and wastewater services. Since the formation of SAWS, San Antonio has been recognized nationally for its leadership in conservation and proactive water supply management.

For industrial customers, SAWS can provide recycled gray water to be used for manufacturing or cooling process operations, leading to lower water bills and environmental impact.

Port San Antonio represents an important part of the region’s aerospace, cybersecurity, and manufacturing industries, and offers dedicated air travel/cargo runways and support for logistics.

  • The 1,900-acre campus is accessible by air, rail, and truck with a Foreign-Trade Zone.
  • Kelly Field is where leading names in aircraft such as Boeing and Standard Aero repair, modify, and refurbish their military and civilian aircraft:
    • 400 acres directly accessible by air
    • 11,500 =-foot runway (Kelly Field) that can accommodate all aircraft
    • U.S. Customs/Federal inspection station.
  • The Port is also building the nation’s most advanced technology campus with:
    • 15,000 high-tech employees
    • 90 companies
    • 7 advanced cyber operations labs
    • DoD operations including the U.S. Air Force Cyber Command

Deep Water Ports

  • Port of Corpus Christi: 150 miles
  • Port of Houston: 200 miles
  • Port of Texas City: 250 miles

Three major interstate highways (IH-35, IH-10, and IH-37) provide quick access to the east and west coasts, Canada, Mexico, and Central and South America. The “loops” 410 and 1604 transportation network connect urban core to outer city limits. The average commute time in the City of San Antonio is 23.4 minutes.

San Antonio offers competitive rail services to all parts of the U.S., various border crossing points into Mexico, and access to deep water ports. San Antonio’s rail system is served by:

  • Multiple freight and passenger railroad companies
  • 2x Class 1 railroads with established major routes
  • Numerous private/commercial spurs throughout the region

Railroads Serving San Antonio area:

Amtrack, BNSF Railway, and Union Pacific

San Antonio International Airport (SAT)

13 minute commute from downtown San Antonio

SAT provides 122 peak-day nonstop departures to 39 destinations on 13 commercial carriers. New nonstops to New York (JFK) and Boston (BOS) on JetBlue Airways started on October 31st. SAT actively and aggressively seeks to increase air service. Recent pre-pandemic improvements include increased connections to key regions and added seats by either increased frequency and/or aircraft gauge.

Airlines operating out of San Antonio’s airport include: AeroMexico, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American, Breeze Airways, Delta, Frontier/Spirit, JetBlue, Southwest, Sun Country, United, VivaAerobus, and Volaris Airlines.

Austin - Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA)

80 minute commute from downtown San Antonio

ABIA is within an hour and a half drive of downtown San Antonio. ABIA has nonstop service to over 70 destinations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Europe. Airlines operating out of Austin’s airport include: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, American, British Airways, Delta, Frontier/Spirit, Hawaiian, HetBlue, Lufthsana, Southwest, Sun country, United, Vacation Express, and Westjet.

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)

40 minute commuter flight from SAT

DFW Airport is a short commuter flight easy and has 193 domestic and 67 international nonstop destinations worldwide. DFW is one of the most frequently visited superhub airports in the world.

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