Business View Magazine | Volume 9, Issue 1

129 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VOLUME 9, ISSUE 1 S ituated five miles northwest of downtown Lincoln, Nebraska the Lincoln Airport is the second largest airport in the State, and one of the 25 largest airports in the U.S. in terms of land size. Lincoln Airport (LNK) covers an impressive 5500 acres and has three paved runways – the longest, measuring 12,901 feet. Lincoln Airport began life in the early 1920s and is legendary as one of the places where Charles Lindbergh learned to fly and the first place he took lessons. Today, airport officials are moving forward with a massive terminal renovation and expansion project with a goal of changing the perception of flying from Lincoln. Airport Authority members voted unanimously to approve a guaranteed maximum construction price and to authorize the issuance of up to $56 million in bonds to pay for the project. Business View spoke with David Haring, A.A.E, Executive Director of Lincoln Airport; Rachel LINCOLN AIRPO