The Lincoln Airport is a prime location for learning how to fly.
Varied weather, long runways, and unique airspace create a top notch training environment, while excellent examiner availability allows students to complete their training with minimal delays.
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Whether you are training to fly professionally or for recreational purposes, the Lincoln Airport provides a unique, educational, and enjoyable training experience.
Because the airport is located just a couple minutes off three major roadways (I-80, Highway 34, and Highway 77), it’s easy and very fast to find your way to the airport.
We find that many of our student travel from other communities because of the superior experience and the quick, easy drive. Lincoln experiences relatively low traffic congestion in the area, making it a low stress commute.
Unique Class C Airspace
The Lincoln Airport possesses its very own tower, complete with Air Traffic Control (ATC). This allows you to:
Gain experience communicating with ATC without the pressure of a crowded metropolitan area; utilize two excellent practice areas; and enjoy the 12,901 foot runway (the runway is long enough with low enough congestion to be included on the NASA list for shuttle landings).
Excellent Examiner Availability
Unlike many other areas of the country, Lincoln experiences excellent examiner availability, so you will experience fewer delays due to unavailability and rescheduled checkrides.
Examiner fees are typically around $400 per checkride, and our students have very high overall checkride pass rates.
Varied Weather Patterns
The broad range of temperatures and weather patterns here will allow you to gain practical experience and confidence flying in diverse conditions.
You will learn firsthand how to fly in weather from all four seasons. In addition to blue skies and sun, you’ll encounter snow, ice, wind, and many other conditions. You’ll also learn instrument approaches with real clouds rather than having to simulate approaches.
about Lincoln, nebraska
Home to the Nebraksa State Capitol and the University of Nebraska, the city of Lincoln is a Midwestern community appeals to young professionals because of trendy shopping, nightlife, affordable housing options, trails and recreational opportunities, and highly rated restaurants.
What more could you want, right?
Growing, Friendly, and Safe
As a fun, friendly college town, Lincoln has been experiencing an influx of skilled young talent. Widely known as the “Silicon Prairie” for its increasing presence of technology-related startups, Lincoln has low crime rates, excellent air quality, and low unemployment. Many college students stay in Lincoln post-graduation to begin their careers and start families, and forty percent of Lincoln’s population is aged between 20-44 years old.
Low cost of living
Your dollars can go further living in Lincoln, because our overall cost of living is dramatically lower than the cost of living in many other parts of the country. And with its relatively low tax rates and good overall housing availability, Lincoln has been recognized for having one of the top 40 housing markets for families in the entire country. – WalletHub
explore our City Culture
Lincoln’s Historic Haymarket District offers a variety of places to eat and things to do including:
- Well-loved eateries with varied cuisines: Lazlo’s Brewery and Grill, The Oven, Vincenzo’s Ristorante, Hiro 88, Blue Sushi Sake Grill, Leadbelly, Buzzard Billy’s, The Green Gateau, Ivanna Cone, and Rodizio Grill.
- Browse-worth stops: local antique shops, art galleries, craft stores, and clothing botiques.
- Don’t miss: The Haymarket’s Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings from May to October.
Lincoln’s entertainment options cover the gamut.
- Attend NCAA basketball games, high profile concerts, and more at the Pinnacle Bank Arena.
- Enjoy theatre productions, comedians, and concerts at the Pinewood Bowl Theater, Lied Center for Performing Arts, and Rococo Theatre.
- Catch a movie at one of Lincoln’s Marcus Theatres.
- Enjoy live bands, outdoor ice skating, and free watch parties on the outdoor mega screen at The Railyard.
Lincoln’s abundance of trails, bicycle lanes, and parks allow for plenty of outdoor activity.
- The Lincoln Trails Network is perfect for hiking, running, and biking.
- Sprawling parks like Holmes Lake Park and Pioneers Park provide gorgeous views, walking trails, fishing, sand volleyball, playground equipment, and more.
- Organized running events include the Lincoln Marathon, The Good Life Halfsy, the Market to Market Relay, and many other fun runs.
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