Nebraska International and Major Airports

Major Airports Code  
No International Airports  

Western Nebraska Regional Airport Long Form 2012

Regional Airports  
Eppley Airfield Omaha OMA
Lincoln Airport LNK
Central Nebraska Regional Airport GRI
Airport Delays  
 

There are 91 airports in Nebraska for public use. There are no international airports in Nebraska but the state has many important regional airports that see huge traffic. The airports in Nebraska are well connected to the rest of USA and are an important changeover destination for many travelers.

The primary airports in Nebraska are the Lincoln Airport at Lincoln, Eppley Airfield at Omaha, North Platte Regional Airport at North Platte and the Kearny Municipal Airport at Kearny.

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    Airports are in order of annual boardings

    Eppley Airfield

    Eppley Airfield
    Eppley Airfield Photo by Omaha World-Herald
    Eppley Airfield (OMA, 2,127,387 annual boardings) is a medium hub, international airport located three miles northeast of downtown Omaha, Nebraska, in Douglas County, Nebraska. It is the largest airport in Nebraska, handling ten times more passengers than all other Nebraska airports combined.

    The airport occupies 2,650 acres and serves about 130 daily airline flights to 34 non-stop destinations with 8 airlines The Eppley Airfield at Omaha is another of the major airports in Nebraska. This airport sees nearly 4 million travelers each year. The airport has many amenities such as two food courts, three snack bars, a lounge, foreign currency exchange, three shoe shine stands, retail and specialty shops, ATMs, wireless Internet access in the concourse areas and laptop workstations that have a high speed of Internet connectivity.

    The airlines that serve this airport are United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Midwest Airlines, Continental Airlines, Northwest Airlines, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, US Airways and Southwest Airlines.

    Lincoln Airport

    RC 135 Touch N Go at Lincoln Airport
    RC 135 Touch N Go at Lincoln Airport
    Lincoln Airport (LNK, 162,876 annual boardings) (Previously called Lincoln Municipal Airport) is a public/military airport located five miles northwest of downtown Lincoln, the state capital, in Lancaster County, Nebraska. It is owned by the Lincoln Airport Authority and is the second-largest airport in Nebraska.

    The Lincoln Airport in Nebraska is an important one as it sees many travelers every year. The airport has people to assist passengers and is well equipped to meet the needs of the disabled. It has special parking lots for the disabled, wheel chair accessible restrooms, TDD phones, elevators and escalators, ATMs, free luggage carts for use in the terminal and wireless Internet service within the terminal that can be used for a small payment. It also has a restaurant, a news and gift shop and a lounge where one can enjoy their snacks in a relaxed manner. The airlines that serve this airport are United Airlines, Allegiant Air, and Northwest Airlink.

    Lincoln Airport contains 5,000 acres at an elevation of 1,219 feet. There are three asphalt/concrete runways:  - List of US Airlines

    • Runway 18/36 is 12,901 by 200 feet.
    • Runway 14/32 is 8,649 by 150 feet.
    • Runway 17/35 is 5,800 by 100 feet.

    Central Nebraska Regional Airport

    Central Nebraska Regional Airport
    Central Nebraska Regional Airport
    Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI, 68,879 annual boardings) is located three miles northeast of Grand Island, in Hall County, Nebraska. It is owned by the Hall County Airport Authority. The airport is served by two airlines, both subsidized by the Essential Air Service program

    The airport contains 1,847 acres at an elevation of 1,847 feet (563 m). There are two concrete runways:

    • Runway 17/35 is 7,002 by 150 feet.
    • Runway 13/31 is 6,608 by 100 feet.

    One can book the tickets of the above-mentioned airlines, online. Some airlines also offer discounts and special fares for the online booking of their tickets.  - List of US Airlines

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