The Arlington Port Authority was established to support and help develop businesses and jobs in the Port of Arlington area. The Port of Arlington owns 30 acres of land at the Arlington Mesa Industrial Parks where available space is ready to be developed. Gilliam County and the Port of Arlington are located with convenient access to river, road, and rail networks where Interstate Highway 84 meets State Highway 19.
The Port of Arlington operates a Marina and RV Park for leisure activities. The Marina has boat ramps and a ramp dock. Visitors use the marina for boating, swimming, fresh water fishing, and windsurfing. Reservations are not necessary at the Port of Arlington Marina.
The Port of Arlington RV Park has sites with full hook-ups for recreational vehicles. The park is equipped with restrooms but no showers. In addition to RV sites, the park has tent and dry camp sites.
There are three industrial parks in the Port of Arlington with land available for industrial development. The Arlington Mesa Industrial Park has 400 acres available. Shutter Station Industrial Park has 36 acres available for development, and Columbia Plateau Industrial Park has 35 acres available. Gilliam County offers incentives for companies interested in locating at these industrial parks.
Arlington Mesa Industrial Park offers large sites for industrial development that are located near the entrance to the Columbia River Gorge. The Port of Arlington zoning designation for the site allows a range of uses from data centers to distribution and storage. Rail service is provided by Union Pacific.
Shutler Station Industrial Park is also zoned for a variety of industrial uses. Also located near the entry to the Columbia River Gorge, this Port of Arlington industrial park has easy access to the Interstate 84 corridor. Union Pacific provides on-site rail service at this Port of Arlington industrial park.
The Columbia Plateau Industrial Park is located on the former Condon Radar Base where brownfield site clean-up is underway. With sites available for long-term lease or purchase, on-site utilities include power, water, and sewer treatment.
The Port of Arlington owns the Cargill Arlington Grain Elevator Dock. Cargill Inc. uses the dock to ship grain. There is a grain elevator with total capacity for 750 bushels of grain at the rear of the dock. The grain elevator is made up of four concrete silos, three interstices, and three steel tanks at the rear of the dock. The Port of Arlington Grain Elevator Dock has berthing distance of 54.9 meters (180 feet) with alongside depth of 5.8 meters (19 feet).