• Economic Development

  • 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.

    Location

    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 Great Lakes Airlines with daily flights to Denver.

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  • Transportation

    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. 
     

    Ground Transportation

    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.

    Air Service

    North Platte has excellent air service. The North Platte Regional Airport - Lee Bird Field, PenAir, 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

    Trego/Dugan Aviation

    Flight Schedule to Denver, Colorado (DIA)

     

    Airport Specifications & Services:

    Governing Body
    - The North Platte Airport Authority

    Location
    - 3.6 miles east of the City of North Platte

    Road Access
    - 1/8 mile off of US Highway 30 
    - 2 miles north of Interstate 80

    Passenger Air Service
    -PenAir - Twice daily flights to Denver International Airport (DIA)

    Cargo/Freight
    Keylime Air - United Parcel Service 
    Baron Aviation - Federal Express

    FBO Aircraft Maintenance
    Trego/Dugan Aviation

    Aviation Fuel
    Av Gas and Jet Fuel (Contract Fuel)

    Car Rental
    Alamo and National

    Runway
    8,000' x 150', gooved concrete, ILS, PAPI/VASI parallel taxiway, runway and taxiway lighting, approach lighting

    Runway 17/35
    4,926' x 100', asphalt, VOR, VASI, runway lighting

    Aircraft Parking
    Terminal apron, two FBO aprons

    Vehicle Parking
    Free short and long-term parking lots

    Rail Access
    Union Pacific - World's largest classification railroad yard is located 5 miles northwest of the airport, main line service 1/2 mile north

    Unicom
    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

    Weather Service
    National Weather Forecast Office, located one block west of the terminal building

    Restaurant
    Lincoln Highway Diner - located in the terminal

    Parcel Service

    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.

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