North Dakota Airline Boardings Returning to Pre-COVID Levels

North Dakota’s commercial service airports finished calendar year 2022 with a statewide total of 1,028,159 airline passenger boardings. This is a growth of 141,350 passengers and a 16% overall increase from calendar year 2021. All eight commercial service airports were able to provide services to more passengers in 2022 than they did in the previous

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Concrete starts to flow at new Williston airport

Minot International Airport is 18-months away from having a new regional competitor. One of the limiting factors for Williston’s Airport is runway length, but that will change when the new airport opens, and so will the competition for major carriers. The Williston Herald has the progress report on construction.

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Watch: Down Goes the Old Minot Airport Terminal

The work has been underway for weeks, but it became plainly obvious this morning. Minot’s old airport terminal is being demolished. Of the material, the steel and bricks will be recycled and much of the building was already salvaged. A brief video of the action is below and the full news release from the City

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560 New Parking Spots at Minot Airport

— Official News Release — As work continues on the new terminal of the Minot International Airport, construction on one of the new parking lots is far enough along that airport officials have decided to open it in order to accommodate travelers this winter. Airport Director Andy Solsvig says more parking was needed as passenger

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Land Board Awards $2 Million for Minot Airport

— Official News Release — BISMARCK, N.D. – The Board of University and School Lands (Land Board) today awarded about $5 million in energy impact grants to K-12 schools and airports in North Dakota’s oil-production region. During today’s grant round, the Land Board awarded about $2 million to K-12 schools and another $3 million to

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