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July 18, 2016
Carrington, Edgeley get money for airport improvements
Carrington and Edgeley are two beneficiaries of recent Federal Aviation Administration grants to improve the airports at the two cities. Edgeley...
July 18, 2016 - 9:29am
June 29, 2016
Edgeley airport receives grants
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration awarded a $684,572 grant to the Edgeley Municipal Airport Authority, Sens. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., announced Tuesday. Edgeley Municipal Airport Authority was awarded the grant to to...
June 29, 2016 - 6:48am
May 12, 2016
Minot International Airport names new director
MINOT — A new director for the Minot International Airport has been selected, according to City Manager Lee Staab. Rick Feltner of Lakeville, Minn., will begin his duties on May 23 at the airport where a new $49 million terminal was completed and dedicated last week. Feltner most...
May 12, 2016 - 6:59am
November 27, 2015
Dakota cities have some of the highest federally-supported flights
WATERTOWN, S.D. -- A federal program that pays airlines to fly in and out of remote places across the country has proved particularly crucial for small airports in North Dakota and South Dakota. People flying in and out of Watertown this year may not have known it, but a trip to...
November 27, 2015 - 7:11am
November 11, 2015
U.S. sues to block United Airlines from Newark expansion
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO - The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday sued to stop United Continental Holdings Inc. from taking over 24 take-off and landing slots at Newark Liberty International Airport, an action that could thwart United's expansion at its New Jersey hub. In what was essentially...
November 11, 2015 - 6:58am
September 12, 2015
Cooperstown airport gets funds
U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced Friday that Cooperstown Municipal Airport has received more than $311,000 to improve runways and fund seal coating to maintain safety on the runways. Multiple airports in North Dakota will receive more than $3...
September 12, 2015 - 7:34am
July 10, 2015
Ellendale airport, JRA get funds
Jamestown Regional Airport and Ellendale Municipal Airport each received federal funding for needed updates. The $400,000 in federal funding that was authorized by the U.S. Department of Transportation was announced Thursday by Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and John Hoeven, R-N.D.,...
July 10, 2015 - 6:48am
May 29, 2015
$19.3 million awarded for western North Dakota airports
BISMARCK — The Board of University and School Lands awarded $19.3 million Thursday in Energy Impact Grant funds to western North Dakota airports. Williston will receive $19 million in state grant funds for costs associated with the relocation of Sloulin Field International Airport....
May 29, 2015 - 6:50am
March 12, 2015
February boardings down slightly
BISMARCK — Airplane boardings at three major cities in North Dakota are slightly down from February of last year, but remain up overall in the state so far from last year. Dickinson ended February with 3,386 boardings, down more than 300, or 9 percent, from last year at this...
March 12, 2015 - 6:57am
February 22, 2015
ND airline boardings increase
BISMARCK -- Since hustling through several years of exponential growth, North Dakota airports may get to take a breather. The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission predicts airline boardings will continue to grow in 2015 but at a slightly less rapid pace than that of...
February 22, 2015 - 8:25pm
November 1, 2014
Airport visitors desire local goods
FARGO — Visitors seeking souvenirs at Hector International Airport typically ask for two things: “What is something local? What is something I’m not going to find in other airports I travel to?” said Kevin Clapp, gift shop manager. Clapp points them to the 15-foot wall stocked...
November 1, 2014 - 9:51am
September 12, 2014
Linton airport receives grant
The Linton Municipal Airport is one of six North Dakota airports that received a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The six grants, totaling nearly $1.3 million are for improvements to public-use airports through the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement...
September 12, 2014 - 6:03am
August 14, 2014
Best-ever July boarding numbers: Eight N.D. airports up 8.5 percent
Jamestown Regional Airport was not alone in seeing its best July boarding numbers. The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission reported Wednesday that July boarding numbers for the state’s eight commercial service airports reached 111,058, which is 8.5 percent higher than in July 2013. Kyle...
August 14, 2014 - 6:51am
June 25, 2014
Area airports awarded funding
The Barnes County and Edgeley municipal airports are among nine airports in the state that will receive a total of more than $4.1 million in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The funds will be used to improve existing infrastructure, new construction and planning...
June 25, 2014 - 7:17am
June 6, 2014
Williston airport receives federal grant
WILLISTON, N.D. — The Sloulin Field International Airport in Williston will receive nearly $1.8 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Members of North Dakota’s congressional delegation announced the funding Thursday. The dollars will be used to rehabilitate...
June 6, 2014 - 9:26am