Eppley Airfield

Eppley Airfield

About Eppley Airfield

Eppley Airfield is a medium hub airport three miles northeast of the central business district of Omaha, a city in Douglas County, Nebraska, United States. It is the largest airport in Nebraska. In addition to the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area, Eppley Airfield serves eastern Nebraska, western Iowa, northern Kansas, Missouri, and South Dakota. The airport is named for Eugene C. Eppley, the Omaha Eppley Hotel magnate, from whose estate $1 million was used to convert the Omaha Municipal Airport into a jet port in 1959/1960. The airport occupies 2,650 acres (1,070 ha) and handles approximately 90 commercial flights per day. The terminal building has two concourses with 20 gates total.

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