Two oil derricks in a brown grass field with an American and Texas flag behind.
The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum in Midland. Photo by Will van Overbeek

Midland

Midland is approximately midway between Fort Worth and El Paso on I-20 and is a great place to explore or launch a West Texas road trip. Midland International Air & Space Port, between Odessa and Midland, is the eighth-largest airport in Texas and the closest commercial airport to Big Bend National Park.

Explore attractions in and around Midland

Find upcoming events in and around Midland

Find more events in Midland

The March 2024 cover of Texas Highways Magazine

Get the Magazine

Save up to 62% off the cover price

Subscribe

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Sign up for magazine extras, upcoming events, Mercantile specials, subscription offers, and more.