Getting Around


Ord is the county seat of Valley County. The city is served by Nebraska Highways 70 and 11. Ord is 63 miles northwest of Grand Island and 71 miles northeast of Kearney. You can find Ord on a map below.

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Where is Ord?

Located in Central Nebraska, 65 minutes north of Grand Island on Interstate 80.

Where are the closest metropolitan areas?

This map can show you how far Ord is to regional and national markets.

How far is Ord from an airport?

Ord has an airfield that light craft can access at Evelyn Sharp Airport. Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Grand Island is 60 minutes from Ord, and features flights to Denver and Las Vegas. Eppley Airfield in Omaha is three hours from Ord and features flights to national markets.

Airport Access
You can reach Ord by Evelyn Sharp Airport, a 4,721 feet airfield with a secondary turf airstrip 2,012 feet long. The airport is named after Evelyn Sharp, a pioneering aviatrix during World War II. For more information about the airport, contact the Valley County Airport Authority at (308) 728-3913 or also found at