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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

November 19, 2018
7:00 PM

Members present:    Andy Mrnak, Rod Schaaf & Bob Morland

Members absent:     Eugene Miller          

Others present:        Brent Kline, Airport Manager


  1. President Rod Schaaf called the meeting to order.
  2. Minutes of previous meeting (August 24, 2018).  Andy moved to approve the minutes as presented.  Bob seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  3. Bills were presented for payment. 
  4. Financial reports – Andy moved to approve the financial reports.  Bob seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  5. Parallel taxi-way – Bob moved to approve the contract with Wilson Construction for the parallel taxi-way project.  Andy seconded the motion.  Motion carried. 
  6. There was discussion regarding the next Powder River MOA meeting to be held in Bismarck. 
  7. There was discussion regarding the application process to the County Commission to fill Airport Authority positions.  There are 3 positions open.  Rod Schaaf and Eugene Millers terms expire December 31, 2018.  John Soreide’s unexpired term (12-31-20) is also open.  The County Commission will appoint members at their December meeting.
  8. The monitors in the terminal building were repaired and are working properly.
  9. December meeting – Since our regularly scheduled meeting for December falls on December 24th, the meeting will be rescheduled to December 19, 2018.


There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.


Rodney Schaaf, President                        

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