Despite Pend Oreille County’s remote feel, the area is conveniently located to a major international airport, plus there is access to rail.
Spokane International Airport (55 miles) serves Newport, which has major passenger and freight carriers including: Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, Delta Air Lines, FlyFrontier.com, Southwest Airlines, United/United Express, US Airways, Federal Express, United Parcel Service. In addition, Priest River Airport is located 7 miles from Newport, and hosts private aircraft.
The Pend Oreille Valley Railroad, a shortline owned and operated by the Port of Pend Oreille, connects with Burlington Northern and Union Pacific in Sandpoint, Idaho.
Several carriers serve Newport from Spokane: Roadway Express, Spokane Transfer, Federal Express, United Parcel and others.
Newport is the junction for U.S. Highway 2, Washington State Highway 20 and Idaho State Highway 41.