Airport Authority

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, 2024

Members present:    Rod Schaaf, Ryan Evans, Brent Sanford, Terry Schaaf via teleconference.

Members absent:     Bob Morland

Others present:        Brent Kline & Gary Brennan, Brosz Engineering


  1. President Rod Schaaf called the meeting to order.
  2. Minutes of the previous meeting (February 25, 2024) were reviewed. Brent moved to approve the minutes. Ryan seconded the motion. Motion carried.
  3. Financial reports – Ryan moved to approve the financials. Brent seconded the motion. Motion carried.
  4. Gary Brennan, Brosz Engineering – Gary reported on the status of the hangar project.
    1. Gary reviewed the punch list items to be completed.
      1. Cover on heat manifold.
      2. Oil leaks on the heat pump.
  • Replace seal on bifold door.
  1. Resolve issues with opening bifold switch.
  2. Upgrade thermostat sign to metal with plastic backing.
  1. Rod reviewed the weather camera order estimate. Waiting for an estimate of the cost of trenching and wiring to the pole.  One-half of the estimated cost has been paid.
  2. The next meeting is scheduled for April 22, 2024.


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
Terry Schaaf Member
Dave Helland Member
Ryan Evans Member




PHONE: (701) 523-3130

Bowman County Airport Authority
104 1st St NW, Suite 1
Bowman ND 58623


Monday – Thursday:
7:30am – 12:00pm MT
12:30pm – 4:30pm MT

7:30am – 12:00pm MT
(Closed on Legal Holidays)