Fire Department

21 full-time employees and 15 volunteers (full capacity)
3 stations operating 24 hours a day
11 pieces of motorized equipment.

Police Department

42 Commissioned Officers and 16 civilian staff
1 station
20 pieces of motorized equipment.

Sheriff’s Department

23 corrections personnel
15 officers, 10 reserve officers, 7 clerical workers

Building & Zoning

City of Liberal Planning & Zoning

Water (municipal)

Supply – 15 deep wells
Usage – 4,000,000 gallons per day
Storage capacity – 4,250,000 gallons

Sewage Disposal (municipal)

Method – activated sludge
Load – 3.72 million gallons per day
Capacity – 8.91 million gallons per day

Electricity (private)

Southern Pioneer Electric

Natural Gas (private)

Black Hills Energy


Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport

SkyWest (Airline)

Lyddon Aero Center

(Fixed Base Operator) provides aircraft maintenance, aviation fuel, charter service, civilian aircraft flight instruction and hangar rental.

Industrial Parks

Airport Industrial Park – 500 acres (municipal, full service)

Liberal Industrial Park – 150 acres (municipal, full service)
Mid-America Development – 125 acres (privately owned)
Lowery Addition – 27 acres (privately owned)