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Airport Authority

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Airport Authority

Bowman County Courthouse
104 1st St NW, Suite 1
Bowman, ND 58623

Bowman County Airport Authority

Bowman County has a new, larger regional airport to support the state’s economic boom.  The new facility has a 5,700-foot runway. The extra runway length will enable a wider variety of aircraft types to utilize the facility.

The updated Bowman Airport helps provide infrastructure needs of airports in western North Dakota and aids as an economic engine for the entire region.



Airport Authority Minutes

May 22, 2018
7:00 PM

Members present:    Rod Schaaf, Eugene Miller, Andy Mrnak, John Soreide & Bob Morland

Members absent:     None 

Others present:        Brent Kline, Airport Manager; Gary Brennan and Lucas Doerr, Brosz Engineering


Bid Opening:  Bids were received for the parallel taxiway project.  A total of 7 bids were

received as follows:

  1. JR Civil, LLC
  2. Foothills Contracting
  3. Baranko Brothers
  4. Wilson Construction
  5. Martin Construction
  6. Edward H. Schwartz Construction
  7. Central Specialties


All bids will be verified that they meet all specifications. 


Regular Meeting:


  1. Rod Schaaf called the meeting to order.
  2. Minutes of previous meeting (April 23, 2018).  John moved to approve the minutes as presented.  Eugene seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  3. Bills were presented for payment. 
  4. Financial reports – Bob moved to approve the financial reports.  Andy seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  5. Rod reported that Ellsworth AFB has tentatively scheduled a Powder River MOA meeting for June 12, 2018 at 1:00pm, The location has not been finalized. There were reports of window rattling and livestock disruption during the last LFE.
  6. The next meeting will be June 25, 2018.

There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.


Rodney Schaaf, President                                     Bob Morland, Secretary

Airport Authority Meeting

Bowman County Airport Authority meets every fourth Monday at the Bowman County Regional Airport beginning at 7:00 PM. See the Meeting Calendar for upcoming meeting dates.

Airport Authority Membership

Rodney Schaaf Chairman
Bob Morland Secretary/Treasurer
Eugene Miller Member
Andy Mrnak Member
John Soreide Member