Scottsbluff - Western Nebraska Regional Airport
In the late 1920s, pilots cut the first landing strips into Scottsbluff pastures, but commercial flights wouldn't start until 1940. At that time, Inland Airlines flew through Scottsbluff enroute from Cheyenne to Rapid City, Pierre and
North Platte Regional Airport
Built in 1921 to serve the needs of the U.S. Air Mail Service, North Platte Field was America's first lighted airfield. It was lit by lighting fuel barrels along the runway to guide Jack Knight when he flew the first night time airmail flight on Februar
Special events throughout the year create unforgettable family memories at Western Nebraska’s only zoo. Birthday parties, live music concerts, after hours events and holiday celebrations have visitors, and the zoo’s big cats, roaring loudly with approval. (308) 630-6236.
Late December through the first weekend of March. Water discharged from the Kingsley Hydroplant creates open water on Lake Ogallala, attracting bald eagles. View from the heated facility below the dam. (800) 658-4390.