The North Platte Area Chamber & Development Corporation is here to help you with your business development needs in North Platte and Lincoln County. Our professional staff will work aggressively on your behalf whether you are new to our area, living here and ready to start a new business or looking to expand your existing business here. We have the experience and ability to help you with financial resources, government advocacy, buildings and building sites, labor training resources as well as the necessary economic and demographic statistics.
North Platte and Lincoln County are centrally located in both the state of Nebraska as well as within the United States. Our proximity to Interstate 80 and US highways 83 and 30 makes us an ideal location for the transportation, warehousing, and logistics industries. We are afforded easy access to major expanding markets such as Denver and the Front Range, Kansas City, Chicago, and Omaha.
In addition, North Platte is served by SkyWest Airlines/United Express with daily flights to Denver.
North Platte's location at the intersection of Interstate 80 and US Highway 83, offers a tremendous locational advantage for transportation, distribution, and logistics services. North Platte and Nebraska's central location means that your product can get to your customers coast-to-coast faster and more efficiently.
Various truck lines provide daily interstate and intrastate service to the North Platte region with a minimum of 20 trucks in and out per day. Carriers with terminals in North Platte include: American Freightways, Brown Transfer, Nebraska Transport, Co., and Crete Carriers. Additional companies include: Consolidated Freight, US Dugan Transportation, and Yellow Freight.
North Platte has excellent air service. The North Platte Regional Airport - Lee Bird Field, SkyWest/United Airlines, and Trego/Dugan Aviation serve the needs of this busy central Nebraska community. For further information, please visit one of the following websites.
North Platte Regional Airport - Lee Bird Field
Airport Specifications & Services:
- The North Platte Airport Authority
- 3.6 miles east of the City of North Platte
- 1/8 mile off of US Highway 30
- 2 miles north of Interstate 80
Passenger Air Service
-United - Twice daily flights to Denver International Airport (DIA) *Flights operated by SkyWest Airlines/ United Airlines
Keylime Air - United Parcel Service
Baron Aviation - Federal Express
FBO Aircraft Maintenance
Av Gas and Jet Fuel (Contract Fuel)
Alamo and National
8,000' x 150', grooved concrete, ILS, PAPI/VASI parallel taxiway, runway and taxiway lighting, approach lighting
4,926' x 100', asphalt, VOR, VASI, runway lighting
Terminal apron, two FBO aprons
Free short and long-term parking lots
Union Pacific - World's largest classification railroad yard is located 5 miles northwest of the airport, main line service 1/2 mile north
Trego/Dugan FBO - VHF frequency 123.0
Fire and Crash Rescue
One fire truck (1500 gallons of water, 250 gallons of foam)
Airport Fire Station operational 6am-9pm Monday-Friday and 7am-6pm Sat. and Sun., North Platte Fire Department on call all other times
National Weather Forecast Office, located one block west of the terminal building
Lincoln Highway Diner - located in the terminal
United Parcel Service and Federal Express offer daily air/ground overnight freight service directly to the North Platte Region. These carriers also offer staffed pick-up sites in the area for better customer service and late drop-offs.
Industrial Air Park- Development Area
Today's business and industry leaders recognize the importance of efficient and effective access to both commercial and private air service as well as to convenient freight service. With this in mind, the North Platte Airport Authority has initiated steps to develop the Platte Valley Air Park. See more here.