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


Dec 19, 2022

Members present:    Bob Morland, Rod Schaaf, Ryan Evans & Terry Schaaf

Members absent:

Others present:        Brent Kline, Airport Manager & Gary Brennan, Brosz Engineering

Via teleconference


  1. President Rod Schaaf called the meeting to order.
  2. Minutes of the previous meeting (November 14, 2022). Ryan moved to approve the minutes. Terry seconded the motion. Motion carried.
  3. Financial reports – Bob moved to approve the financial reports. Terry seconded the motion. Motion carried.
  4. Gary Brennan – Brosz Engineering – Gary updated the board on the hangar project.via telephone conference. There was concern about the quality of the concrete. Brosz Engineering will assess to determine strength in the spring.
  5. Rod Schaaf was elected to the North Dakota Aviation Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be on March 7,,2023.
  6. Snow removal – The board arranged with Mike Beylund to assist with snow removal when needed. Bob moved to approve the arrangement.  Terry seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  7. Terrry moved to be a sponsor of the FlyND conference at $200. Ryan seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  8. Rod submitted the survey regarding the state weather camera proposal.
  9. The next meeting is scheduled for January 23, 2023.


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)