Highway system: The County has excellent highway access. Six Federal Highways bisect the County and the City of Pine Bluff: I-530, U.S. 425, U.S. 270, U.S. 79, U.S. 65, and U.S. 63.
Airport: Pine Bluff Municipal Airport (Grider Field) is 600+-acre facility consisting of a terminal, FAA weather monitoring stations, private corporate hangars, fixed base operators offering avionics services, fire station, and private rental hangar space. Grider field serves as the only ILS-equipped, jet capable airport in southeast Arkansas and is a designed reliever for the Little Rock National Airport.
River Port: The Port of Pine Bluff’s 372-acre Harbor Industrial District (HID), developed by the Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Port Authority, is located on a slack-water harbor just off the Arkansas River’s year-round, main navigation channel. The HID’s 20-acre public terminal offers barge loading and unloading, with a 20-ton covered gantry crane for all-weather service; on-site and off-site warehousing; and outside “hardstand” storage and is served by the Union Pacific Railroad. A U.S. Coast Guard station is also located in the HID. The port’s fleeting service, located on the river itself at Mile 73.1, offers barge fleeting, barge cleaning and emergency topside repairs, towboat servicing and repairs, and crane service.
Railroads: Union Pacific Railroad operates a Class I line haul railroad through the Pine Bluff. Union Pacific Railroad has a gravity yard located in Pine Bluff, and they also have a reciprocal switch agreement with Burlington Northern Railroad, so both railroads serve Pine Bluff customers. Approximately 40 trains run through Pine Bluff.
Bus and Taxi Service: Pine Bluff Transit is a City of Pine Bluff owned-and-operated bus system that provides fixed route service within the City. The two other buses serving Pine Bluff and the County are Jefferson Bus Lines, and SEATS (Southeast Arkansas Transit Service). There are five taxi companies that that service the Pine Bluff area.