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A Family Owned FBO aviation company that believes in personal, one-on-one contact with our customers.

Whisler Aviation

P.O. Box 277
1251 280th Rd
Seward, NE 6843

Centrally located in the US, just 19* nautical miles west of Lincoln, Nebraska, Whisler Aviation is always nearby to facilitate the Retrieval & Transport and Maintenance of your aircraft.


Our mechanics are FAA-certified Airframe and Powerplant A&P Mechanics knowledgeable in all major general aviation piston engines. All inspections and maintenance are performed by or under the supervision of Inspection Authorization (IA) technicians. From oil changes to engine overhauls,  we will do the work for you, and we will do it well
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Services Available

Call us at 402-643-2226
for more information

For more information
Call us at 402-643-2226 

Retrieval & Transport

The disassembly and transportation of non-flyable or non-airworthy–civil, commercial and military– aircraft is a specialty we’ve perfected over 32 years of experience working with nearly every conceivable type of aircraft.

Our clients include: ​

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For more information
Call us at 402-643-2226 

About Us

Greg Whisler

A&P & IA

Greg was a technician maintaining helicopters for the Nebraska Army National Guard in Lincoln and retired after 20 years of service. He now has over 40 years experience as an Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic with an Inspector’s Authorization.

Terri Whisler

Fabric Specialist & Bookeeper​

Terri, an army veteran, is the Office Manager and handles the bookkeeping duties for the business as well as fabric restoration and repairs.

Jon Patak

Transportation and Retrieval​

Jon does Aircraft Retrieval, Airport Maintenance and is training as an A&P Mechanic. He has 25 yrs experience in the Auto Body, Paint & Collision field as well as auto maintenance. Jon has been with us since Oct 2020.

Call us at 402-643-2226 for more information.


Located 3 miles south of Seward, Nebraska, on Hwy 15; or 3 miles North of I-80 (Exit 379) on Hwy 15
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Important Information

  • Coordinates: N 40E51.92’; W 97E06.56’
  • Category Airport: B II
  • Runway 04-22: 3400’ X 150’ Turf
  • Approaches for RWY 16/34: NDB & GPS
  • Field Elevation: 1505’ MSL
  • UNICOM: 122.8
  • PAPI: 16/34
  • Lincoln ATIS: 118.050
  • Lincoln Approach: 124.0

KSWT Features

  • Lights: Pilot Controlled Lighting
  • Runway and Taxiway on 122.8 (UNICOM)
  • Beacon: Sunset to Sunrise
  • 24r Hr. Credit Card Fueling
  • 24 Hr. Terminal Building
  • Computerized Weather
  • Public Pay Phone
  • Courtesy Car
  • No Tie Down Fees
  • Heated Hangar for Overnight Stays (*Must be scheduled in advance and only if available*)

Seward Nebraska

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Local Shopping

Downtown Seward is *3 mile North of KSWT
Super WalMart: 1/2 mile North of KSWT


La Carreta • Amigos • Runza • Dairy Queen
Subway • Godfather Pizza • Dragon Palace
Pizza Hut • McDonalds • Valentinos • Pac N Save Deli • Cafe on the Square • Bagels and Jo Domino’s Pizza • Scooters Coffee Shop
Jimmy John’s

Local Motels

• Liberty House B&B (402) 641-8477
• Cobblestone Inn (402) 646-1004
• Sunset Inn (402) 643-3388
• East Hill Motel (402) 643-3679
Whisler Aviation

P.O. Box 277
1251 280th Road
Seward, NE 6843
Hosted by Connect Seward County

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