The airport that serves Alliance, Nebraska, is Alliance Municipal Airport. The airport operates with three asphalt-surfaced runways that measure around 1,900 metres to 2,800 metres, or 6,200 feet or 9,200 feet. However, Great Lakes Airlines, the only airline that has scheduled flights to and from the city, suffers losses due to annual operating costs when providing services to Alliance and Chadron. With this, the U.S. Department of Transportation provides an annual subsidy for the continued operations.
What to see & do
Located in the Box Butte County of Nebraska, the city of Alliance is home to less than 10,000 inhabitants. When within the city, temperatures record an average high of 16.9 degrees Celsius or 62.3 degrees Fahrenheit, average low of 0.6 degrees Celsius or 33.2 Fahrenheit. Alliance is mostly known for the Carhenge, a replica of England’s Stonehenge although built entirely with cars, instead of standing stones. Throughout the whole of Nebraska on the other hand, some tourist destinations within the state include the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, Durham Museum, Strategic Air and Space Museum, Pioneer Village, Lauritzen Gardens, Joslyn Art Museum, and the Nebraska State Capitol. Looking closely on the Joslyn Art Museum, the museum can be found in Omaha, and is considered the principal fine arts museum in all of Nebraska. Founded in the early 1930s, Joslyn Art Museum is the only museum in all of Nebraska to have such a comprehensive permanent collection. The museum’s permanent collections are divided into Ancient, European, American, Western American, Native American, and the 20th Century. Additionally, the museum also hosts regular special exhibitions.
How to get around within Alliance
There are coal trains that serve some parts of Alliance, Nebraska. The railway line that goes from the northern exit of the Powder River Basin, to Alliance, and the eastern parts of the United States receives a high traffic of coal trains every day that go to the power plants towards the South and Midwest. In addition, the coal trains are hosted within the southern areas of the city. On the other hand, Nebraska is a large, although sparsely populated state. Most, if not all, of its destinations can only be seen by car.
How to get there
The airport of Alliance, Nebraska, Alliance Municipal Airport only serves flights to local destinations of Chadron and Scottsbluff in Nebraska, via Chadron Municipal Airport and Western Nebraska Regional Airport; along with Denver, Colorado, via Denver International Airport. These destinations can be reached with the flights provided by Great Lakes Airlines. On the other hand, getting into Alliance, Nebraska, from international stops would require flying in via Denver International Airport. Denver International Airport is the largest airport within the United States based on total area. The airport has non-stop service to and from stops within the North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. It has flights to and from destinations such as Toronto, London, Austin, Frankfurt, Cancún, Mexico City, Reykjavík–Keflavík, Philadelphia, and Miami, among others. Among the airlines that operate flights include Aeroméxico, Air Canada Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Eagle, Branson Air Express operated by Elite Airways, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Frontier Airlines, Great Lakes Airlines, Icelandair, JetBlue Airways, Lufthansa, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, United Express, US Airways operated by American Airlines, and Volaris.
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