Lincoln’s central location makes it an ideal hub.

Lincoln’s Transportation and Logistics sector benefits from the vast array of programs that support the development of a specialized workforce for this industry.


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A. Major 2 or 4-Lane Highway Linking the Areas
InterstateI-80 (east-west); access to I-29 (north-south) <1 hr away
Limited Access, Four LaneUS 2, US 77
Improved Two LaneUS 6, US 34
B. Distance in Miles to the Nearest Metro Areas
Omaha, NE53
Topeka, KS169
Des Moines, IA188
Kansas City, MO196
Sioux Falls, SD216
Wichita, KS277
Minneapolis, MN430
Oklahoma City, OK436
St. Louis, MO446
Denver, CO488
Chicago, IL519
C. Motor Carriers/Trucks
Carriers based in country - 2004178
An estimated 1,000 or more trucking firms operate equipment within a 100 radius of the Lincoln area.
D. Railroads (by Rail Carrier)
NameBurlington Northern Santa Fe, Union Pacific
Main or Branch LIneMain
Shortline or NationalNational
Nearest Switching Yard (miles)Lincoln, NE
E. Commercial Airports
NameLincoln Municipal AirportEppley Airfield
Hub StatusNon-hubNon-hub
Distance form the Community in Miles4 miles NW of Downtown Lincoln50 miles NE of Downtown Lincoln
# of Runways33
Runway Lengths (feet)12901, 8649, 58009502, 8153, 8500
PassengerDelta; United ExpressTwenty-two jet service air carriers
CharterDuncan Aviation; Silverhawk AviationOne commuter air carrier
Air CargoN/AEight freight carriers
Non-stop cities321
Current Flight Schedulewww.lincolnairport.comhttp//
Non-Stop CitiesArrivals/Departures 
F. General Aviation Airport
NameLincoln Municipal Airport
Location/City4 miles NW of Lincoln
# of Runways3
Runway Lengths8649, 12901, 5800
Full Instrument Landing CapabilitiesYes
Hours of Operation24 hours; most carriers run 6am - 11pm
G. Ports
Nearest PortNebraska City, NE (45 miles); Omaha, NE (50 miles)
River, Lake or OceanMissouri River
H. Foreign Trade Zone
Designation General Purpose
Number 59
Site/LocationLincoln, NE Airpart West & North
# of Acres372
OperatorLincoln Chamber of Commerce
Subzone TenantKawasaki Motors Manufacturing USA, CNH America, LLC, Cabela's
I. Custom Port of Entry in the Area
NameUnited States Customs Nebraska Port of Entry
Site Location5229 Boeing Court, Omaha, Nebraska 68110
J. Overnight Express Service Availability 
Latest Pick-Up Time6:00 PM
Earliest DeliveryBefore 8:30 AM
Next Day Delivery GuaranteeYes
Saturday DeliveryYes
Last Ground Drop-off6:00 PM M-F; 3:00 PM Sat.
Latest Pick-Up6:00 PM M-F; 1:00 Sat.
Earliest Delivery8:30 PM
Next Day Delivery GuaranteeYes
Saturday DeliveryBy 9:30 or noon
United States Post Office 
Nearest General Mail7 Post Office locations in Lincoln
Latest Pick-Up TimeOvernight express window closes at 6 PM
Earliest DeliveryBefore Noon
Next Day Delivery (specify States)Specified by town
Nearest Bulk Mail Facility700 R Street, Lincoln

Information submitted herein was received from sources deemed to be reliable. Although we have no reason to doubt the accuracy or completeness 
C. Bureau Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census Employment and Wages, Establishments for Truck Transportation 
E. Lincoln Airport Authority;,; Omaha Airport Authority,
F. Lincoln Airport Authority; 
G. US Army Corp of Engineers, Port Series No. 68, 
J. Federal Express, United Parcel Service, US Postal Service 

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