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North Dakota Airline Passenger Boardings are up 10% in first half of 2019

During the first half of calendar year 2019, North Dakota’s commercial service airports provided a total of 580,343 passenger boardings. This is a growth of 53,240 passengers or a 10% increase from this same time period in 2018.

Posted 7/16/19 (Tue) read more »

Aeronautics Commission Awards $3.5 Million for Airport Infrastructure Grants

On June 6th, 2019, the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission finalized approximately $3.5 million in infrastructure grant allocations to multiple public airports throughout the state. The individual awards are noted on the attached listings which show 165 individual projects received grant awards at 66 different public-use airports throughout the state.

Posted 6/06/19 (Thu) read more »

ND Airports receive $22 Million in funding for airport infrastructure

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $22 million in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) supplemental grants to three North Dakota airports, including: Hector International Airport in Fargo – $10 million for apron construction. Watford City Municipal Airport – $10 million for runway construction. Hillsboro Municipal Airport – $2 million taxiway construction.

Posted 5/15/19 (Wed) read more »


Combat Raider, a military exercise involving various aircraft, is scheduled for May 14-16 in the Powder River Training Complex and Temporary Rushmore Air Traffic Control Assigned Airspace, and will conclude May 16. The TRATCAA is the same geographic airspace as the PRTC, extended vertically.

Posted 5/01/19 (Wed) read more »