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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 is building a new, larger airport to support the state’s economic boom. A groundbreaking ceremony took place Oct. 16, 2012 and the dirt moving and grading phase of the project is underway. The new facility that will have 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 will help provide infrastructure needs of airports in western North Dakota and will aid as an economic engine for the entire region.



Airport Authority Minutes

October 23, 2017
7:00 PM

Members present:    Rod Schaaf, John Soreide & Bob Morland

Members absent:     Eugene Miller & Andy Mrnak        

Others present:        Kevin Miller


  1. Rod Schaaf called the meeting to order.
  2. Minutes of previous meeting (September 25, 2017).  John moved to approve the minutes as presented.  Bob seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  3. Bills were presented for payment. 
  4. Financial reports – Bob moved to approve the financial reports.  John seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  5. Snow removal bids.  One bid was received from K & J Miller Construction.  The bid was $100/hr. for Motor Grader, $75/hr. for Skid steer and $110/hr. for Payloader.  John moved to accept the bid from K & J Miller Construction.  Bob seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  6. The PAPI on the 31 end of the runway has not been repaired yet.  We are still waiting on Muth Electric for repair.    
  7. Rod, Gary Brennan & Brent will attend the ND/SD FAA conference in Mandan on October 24-25. 


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