Laine Chester

Several airports are within relatively close proximity to the ranch. Chadron, NE Airport is 30 miles, Alliance Airport is 60 miles, and Scottsbluff Airport is 75 miles. United Express flies daily between Denver, Colorado, and these airports. Rapid City Airport, South Dakota is about 120 miles from the ranch.

The Chadron Municipal Airport (CDR) is located 5 miles west of Chadron on HWY 20. Chadron Municipal Airport offers free parking to airport patrons. Commercial flights are provided by Great Lakes Airlines with service to Denver International Airport (DIA).

Great Lakes Airlines is a code share of United Airlines and Frontier Airlines. You may book a flight to/from Chadron to a destination beyond Denver by visiting or

The Ponderosa Ranch is located in the Northwest part of the Panhandle of Nebraska. We are approximately 30 miles east of the Wyoming border (Hwy 20), and 30 miles south of the South Dakota border (Hwy 2/71) and the Black Hills, and 8 miles south of Crawford. Our ranch is approximately a 5 hour drive by car from Denver, CO.

We highly recommend that you rent a car to allow you to visit some of the many interesting sites and activities in the area. If you choose not to rent a car, we can pick you up, at no charge, from Chadron Airport.

Denver Coach (800-658-3125) offers a shuttle service between Denver Int'l Airport and Scottsbluff. Reservations must be made in advance. Shuttle does not run on major holidays.

Let us know if we can help you with your travel plans.

Laine Chester