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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

June 15, 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;


  1. Rod Schaaf called the meeting to order.
  2. Minutes of previous meeting (May 22, 2018).  Andy moved to approve the minutes as presented.  John seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  3. Bills were presented for payment. 
  4. Financial reports – John moved to approve the financial reports.  Andy seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  5. Parallel Taxiway Bids – After discussing the bids received on May 22, 2018 for the parallel taxiway construction and legal recommendation Andy moved to award the bid to Wilson Construction.  The award is subject to FAA funding.  Eugene seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  6. Rod reported that Ellsworth AFB has rescheduled the Powder River MOA meeting to June 27, 2018 at 1:00pm at the Bowman Lodge. 
  7. Bob reported that the 2019 budget has been submitted to the County Auditor. 


Andy moved to adjourn the meeting.  Eugene seconded the motion.  Motion carried. 

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