Situated 5 miles northeast of the downtown of Kearney, in Buffalo County, Nebraska, Kearney Regional Airport is a city-owned, public-use airport covering about 2,500 acres. It is considered as a non-primary commercial service airport, according to the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. United Express is the leading airline serving Kearney Regional Airport, with Denver being the top destination. Subarban Air Freight and Baron Aviation Services are the leading cargo airlines. The airport features two concrete paved runways in excellent conditions.
There are 38 aircraft based on the field of Kearney Regional Airport, such as multiple-engine airplanes, jet airplanes, helicopters, and single-engine airplanes. The major aircraft operations Kearney Regional Airport provides are local general aviation, commercial, air taxi, military, and transient general aviation.