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


June 27, 2022

Members present     Bob Morland, Rod Schaaf & Terry Schaaf

Members absent      Ryan Evans

Others present         Brent Kline, Airport Manager and Gary Brennan, Brosz Engineering


  1. President Rod Schaaf called the meeting to order.
  2. Minutes of previous meeting (May 23, 2022). Terry moved to approve the minutes. Bob seconded the motion. Motion carried.
  3. Financial reports – Bob moved to approve the financial reports. Terry seconded the motion. Motion carried.
  4. Hangar project – Gary Brennan supplied an update on the hangar project. Gary resubmitted the grant application per FAA specifications.  The grant application will be split into several portions to take advantage of the BIL funding.

The contract with Tooz Construction was presented for approval.  Bob moved to approve the contract.  Terry seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

  1. Rod reported on the North Dakota State Aeronautics Commission grant meeting he attended on behalf of the Airport Authority.
  2. The Airport Authority has an appointment on July 19th at 10:15am to present the 2023 budget request. Bob will email the budget prior to the county meeting.
  3. The next meeting is scheduled for June 25.


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)