Western Nebraska Regional Airport

 

History

The Western Nebraska Regional Airport (WNRA) provides passenger flights to and from Denver, Colorado through United Airlines operated by SkyWest Air. We also have a regional aerial spraying service through Western Aviation and a charter service through Valley Airways. Western Nebraska Regional Airport strives to provide the highest standards of customer service, convenience, and cleanliness in all of our facilities.  To serve Western Nebraska and Eastern Wyoming with the safest possible air service, and to help spur economic growth in our business community for our neighbors.

The Airport Authority of Scotts Bluff County owns WNRA, which is named after William B. Heilig. Heiling, known as Scottsbluff’s Mr. Aviation, was a World War II US Army Air Force primary flight instructor, civilian flight instructor, and manager of the city’s airport. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a primary commercial service airport based in emplacements in 2008 (over 10,000).  The airport covers 1,806 acres (731 ha) at an elevation of 3,967 feet (1,209 m). It has two asphalt runways: 12/30 is 8,279 by 150 feet (2,523 x 46 m) and 5/23 is 8,002 by 150 feet (2,439 x 46 m).

 

WNRA Services

The Western Nebraska Regional Airport has three conference rooms. Two rooms are set up with 4 teleconferencing capabilities, presentation screens, and Skype. The largest conference area can accommodate approximately 80 people, the mid-size room can accommodate approximately 30 people, and the smallest of the three can accommodate 25 people.

Foodservice for meetings is available at the ROMA Italian Restaurant, a full-service restaurant. The ROMA Italian Restaurant welcomes reservations and walk-ins; large groups are always welcome. The ROMA Italian Restaurant has authentic Italian food such as Lasagna, Pizza, Stromboli, Spaghetti, Salad, Home Made Bread and so much more!  They provide excellent customer service and offers indoor and outdoor patio seating.  They’re open Sunday, Tuesday – Thursday from 11 am – 9 pm and Friday and Saturday from 11 am – 10 pm. Closed on Mondays. Catering service is also available.