AIRPORTS AND AIR TRAFFIC
Nebraska - 1990 to 2011        
        Certificated Route Carriers
          Tons of  
  Airports Enplaned Revenue Tons of
Year Total Public Private Passengers Freight Mail
1965 352 104 248 599,084 3,563 1,792
1966 353 106 247 685,561 4,639 2,232
1967 353 106 247 NA NA NA
1968 354 106 248 917,186 6,070 5,934
1969 336 106 233 875,818 6,542 5,868
1970 326 115 211 868,868 NA NA
1971 326 115 211 NA NA NA
1972 326 126 206 910,363 7,638 3,879
1973 339 127 212 971,654 9,097 3,921
1974 351 129 222 1,010,303 6,629 3,899
1975 341 122 219 994,485 4,874 3,744
1976 343 124 219 1,092,143 6,067 4,572
1977 375 109 265 1,117,572 6,478 4,870
1978 383 110 273 1,274,177 5,819 5,899
1979 383 111 272 1,364,376 4,852 6,746
1980 331 112 219 1,129,666 3,333 7,450
1981 318 112 206 991,488 2,503 7,773
1982 323 112 211 1,033,458 2,181 7,640
1983 329 112 217 1,159,090 2,446 7,472
1984 324 111 213 1,195,936 2,582 7,358
1985 342 107 235 NA NA NA
1986 336 101 235 1,322,912 3,542 9,194
1987 354 101 253 1,301,711 3,879 10,005
1988 357 102 255 1,270,710 4,369 10,196
1989 354 102 252 1,270,680 5,685 12,216
1990 345 102 243 1,193,543 6,665 14,457
1991 343 100 243 1,353,334 NA NA
1992 339 97 242 1,231,312 7,632 19,654
1993 318 97 221 1,348,321 NA 21,575
1994 316 95 221 1,382,789 13,168 23,040
1995 300 NA NA 2,157,429 NA 27,552
1996 1 297 94 203 2,049,011 11,231 25,484
1997 NA NA NA 2,039,543 NA 17,149
1998 NA 92 NA 2,117,091 NA 15,680
1999 2 307 93 214 2,166,146 114,957 19,569
2000 307 90 217 2,176,940 116,943 17,371
2001 NA 89 NA 2,046,315 100,933 10,231
2002 303 89 214 2,001,546 91,208 10,932
2003 NA 88 NA 2,016,739 90,243 NA
2004 NA NA NA 2,143,437 228,405 821
2005 296 89 207 2,288,210 226,095 NA
2006 NA NA NA 2,286,104 218,150 NA
2007 NA NA NA 2,365,364 226,403 NA
2008 NA NA NA 2,328,914 224,830 NA
2009 NA NA NA 2,263,761 204,084 NA
2010 NA NA NA 2,296,544 202,354 NA
20113 243 85 158 2,250,743 196,954 NA
Sources: Nebraska Department of Aeronautics, 2011 Annual Report, 2013; Federal Aviation Administration, Airport Facilities Data, 2013
NA - not available
1 From 1996 -2003, enplanements include Alliance, Chadron, Hastings, McCook, Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, Scottsbluff, North Platte, and Kearney; after 2003, include five airports Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, Scottsbluff, and North Platte.
2  After 1999, "freight" includes mail. 2004 plus years include only freight for Omaha.
3 Includes 35 heliports, 207 airports, and 1 seaport (Harlan Co. reservoir).
Last Updated: 22-Mar-13
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@ded.ne.gov