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North Dakota Airline Passenger Boardings up 31% in First Half of 2022

North Dakota’s air travel demand during the summer months remains strong as our residents and visitors take advantage of the state’s air service opportunities. During the first half of calendar year 2022, North Dakota’s eight commercial service airports provided a total of 497,322 passenger boardings. This is a growth of 118,498 passengers or a 31% increase when comparing the statewide passenger counts to the first six months of 2021.

Posted 7/20/22 (Wed) read more »

Steve Blazek Appointed to North Dakota Aeronautics Commission

Steve Blazek was recently appointed by Governor Burgum to serve on the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission for a 5-year appointment that became effective on July 1st, 2022. Steve is a Senior Vice President of Business Banking at First International Bank & Trust in Fargo. He has more than 38 years of experience in the banking industry and helps business customers find lending, deposit, and treasury management solutions to help reach their financial goals.

Posted 7/20/22 (Wed) read more »

Public Notice of North Dakota Aeronautics Commission and NPIAS General Aviation Airports DBE Goal for Fiscal Years 2023-2025

Goal-setting for disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs) with capabilities in the transportation industry is required by 49 Code of Federal Regulations Part 26. The following goal is applicable for the 2023-2025 federal fiscal years (October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2025).

Posted 7/15/22 (Fri) read more »

$8.5 Million Awarded for Airport Infrastructure Grants

On June 16th, the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission met and finalized approximately $8.5 million in state infrastructure grant allocations to multiple public airports throughout North Dakota. These state grants are critical in maintaining the needed infrastructure to support the aviation industry, which is major contributor to the state’s overall economy and standard of living.

Posted 6/16/22 (Thu) read more »