Accessible skies

Nebraska airports connect us to the things that matter most: our families, our friends, and our communities. They also allow us to explore the country and the world, run successful businesses, and spread Nebraska kindness all around the globe. Our regional and small airports let us compete in a global economy while feeding the world. Without these facilities, many Nebraskans would be hundreds of miles and hours away from their next flight. Regional airports bring opportunity to Americans all across our country, and I’m working to protect programs that will help ensure Nebraskans can continue to access air travel.

The Essential Air Service (EAS) is one of those programs. It incentivizes air carriers to continue providing service to rural areas. Our small and community airports in Alliance, Chadron, Grand Island, McCook, North Platte, Kearney, and Scottsbluff utilize this program to get Nebraska travelers where they need to go.


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