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Hastings Nebraska is the hub of an area surrounded by all of the major inland transportation gateways. You can receive timely service by air, highway, and rail.

Airport Facilities

The Hastings Municipal Airport located at the northwest edge of the city. The runways consist of 6,600 and 4,500 feet with a full array of instrument approaches and communications.

Air

Distance to nearest airport 

In City 

Elevations 

1,961 feet 

Type of runway 

Hard Surface 

Length of longest runway 

6,600 feet 

Lighted Runway 

Yes 

Private aircraft storage available 

Yes 

Distance to nearest commercial air transportation

23 miles 

Names of airlines serving point 

Great Lakes Aviation 


Trucking

Fifteen motor carriers provide daily LTL service into and out of Hastings. Any of these carriers will also provide daily truck load service. 

Avg Transit Times to Select Cities 

City 

Common
Carrier

Rail

Dallas 

Denver 

Chicago 

Minneapolis 

New York 

3.5 

St. Louis 

Kansas City 

1

1

Los Angeles 

Seattle 

Hwy Miles to Select Metro Areas

City 

Hwy Miles 

Atlanta 

1,136 

Chicago 

607 

Dallas 

620 

Denver 

413 

Des Moines 

284 

Detroit

867

Indianapolis

726 

Kansas City 

274 

Lincoln 

97 

Los Angeles 

1,427 

Minneapolis

456 

New York

1,412 

Oklahoma City 

410 

Omaha 

145 

Salt Lake City 

812 

St. Louis 

566 

Tulsa 

468 

Wichita 

255 


Rail Transportation

The city is served by two major mainline railroads, the Union Pacific and the Burlington Northern. Industrial sites are available on both rail lines. Amtrak provides both passenger and express package service.

Rail

Community served by railroad 

Yes 

Distance to nearest loading point 

in city

Number of freight train trips per day 

14 

Functional piggy back ramp available  

No 

Names of railroads 

Burlington Northern, Union Pacific Systems, Amtrak 

 
Barge

City adjoins navigable river 

No 

Distance to nearest dock 

156 miles


Motor Carrier

Highway bus service available 

No 

Number of highways serving city 

Federal-3

City within one mile of interstate highway interchange 

No 

Names of nearest interstate highway 

I-80 

Distance to nearest interstate highway  

15 miles 

 
Local Motor Freight  Carriers

Interstate Carriers 

16 

Intrastate Carriers 

9