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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

March 25, 2019
7:00 PM

Members present:    Rod Schaaf, Dave Helland, Jud Seaman & Bob Morland

                                    Members absent:     Andy Mrnak  

Others present:        Brent Kline, Airport Mgr., Kevin Miller


  1. President Rod Schaaf called the meeting to order.
  2. Minutes of previous meeting (February 25, 2019).  Jud moved to approve the minutes as presented.  Dave seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  3. Bills were presented for payment. 
  4. Financial reports – Bob moved to approve the financial reports.  Jud seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  5. Rod reported on the HVAC system repairs that were required due to the extreme weather.
  6. There was discussion regarding snow plow equipment.  Kevin Miller volunteered to help the board in researching options.
  7. Engineering agreement amendment – Brosz Engineering presented an amended engineering agreement for the design of the taxi-way project.  The amendment was due to the reduction in scope of the project.  The estimated amount is approximately 50% of the previous contract.  Jud moved to approve the amended agreement.  Dave seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  8. 2018 taxi-way project – Wilson Construction is expected to begin work on the taxi-way project when weather allows.
  9. Bob reported that he delivered financial records for 2017-2018 to the county auditor for the upcoming audit.
  10. Rod reported on the symposium that he attended.  He also reported on legislative action affecting airports in North Dakota.
  11. There will be a Powder River MOA meeting in Bismarck on May 1, 2019 starting at 9:00CDT.
  12. The next meeting is scheduled for April 24, 2019.  This is an exception to the regular meeting date due to conflicts.


There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.

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