Phone: (501) 490-1468

About LRPA

Unique. Diverse. Committed.

The Port of Little Rock offers a unique blend of wide-ranging industrial business, committed & experienced staff and a region that makes it easy to flourish.

Offering waterway, rail and easy access to a national airport, The Little Rock Port Authority brings to bear a robust and attractive transportation and delivery system. The Port attracts domestic and foreign manufacturing investment with continued solid growth in international commerce.

Boasting a 2,600 industrial park and an expedient intermodal transportation center, the Little Rock Port Authority is at the cross section of three interstates and located just a few miles east of downtown Little Rock, a city recognized for its friendliness, culture and beauty.

The Little Rock Port Authority would consider it a privilege to partner with you and show you not just the hospitality of the south, but its progressive, tech-savvy and keen business-minded environment.

For an up-to-date look at the LRPA, click here to review our 2016 Annual Report and click here to review our 2016 Impact Evaluation and Analysis.

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Mission Statement

“The mission of the Port of Little Rock is to drive economic development by providing a world-class transportation hub that connects Arkansas to the global economy”.

Vision Statement

“Little Rock Port Authority’s vision is to be America’s leading inland river port advancing Arkansas’ economic growth and job creation”.


Bryan Day

Executive Director

Bryan Day was appointed Executive Director of the Little Rock Port Authority in June 2014. Prior to assuming this position, Bryan spent 20 years working for the City of Little Rock.  During this tenure, he served as the Assistant City Manager and director and assistant director of Little Rock Parks and Recreation.  Bryan started his career in government in 1987 when he was hired by the Arkansas State Park system.

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James Firestone

Director of Operations

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Jean Pulliam

Railroad Agent

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Kally Robinson

Executive Assistant

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