Kilgore, Texas is located east of Dallas on Interstate 20 and is considered a manufacturing center in the Northeast Texas area. KEDC is an organization focused on growing and diversifying the Kilgore economy. In the last five years KEDC staff closed projects that represent more than $254 million in new and retained capital investment and 2,800 jobs under contract.
US 259 is Kilgore's primary north/south corridor
Interstate 20 is Kilgore's primary east/west corridor.
East Texas Regional Airport (GGG) is 15 minutes east of Kilgore with service to DFW. Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (TYR) is 35 miles west of Kilgore with service to DFW. Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV) is 60 miles east of Kilgore on I-20 with numerous domestic destinations. Dallas/Fort. Worth International Airport (DFW) and Dallas Love Field (DAL) are both approximately 2 hours west of Kilgore on I-20 with numerous domestic and international destinations available.
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