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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 is building a new, larger airport to support the state’s economic boom. A groundbreaking ceremony took place Oct. 16, 2012 and the dirt moving and grading phase of the project is underway. The new facility that will have 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 will help provide infrastructure needs of airports in western North Dakota and will aid as an economic engine for the entire region.



Airport Authority Minutes

May 22, 2017
7:00 PM

Members present:    Rod Schaaf, John Soreide, Andy Mrnak, Eugene Miller & Bob Morland

Members absent:     None             

Others present:         Brent Kline, Airport Manager


  1. Minutes of previous meeting (April 24, 2017).  John moved to approve the minutes as presented.  Bob seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  2. Bills were presented for payment.
  3. Financial reports were presented for review.  John moved to approve the financial reports, Andy seconded the motion.  Motion carried
  4. Fuel System – There was discussion regarding the fuel system and payment for its use.  Either a per gallon fee or reimbursement of the expenses was discussed.
  5. Bids for haying of airport property -  There were 3 bids received for haying of the airport property.  All three requested a 3-year agreement.
    1. Chad Getz - $3,910/year
    2. 7 Bar G Haying LLC - $6,902.30/year
    3. Donald Burke - $5,000/year.

Bob moved to approve the bid of 7 Bar G Haying LLC for 3 years.

Andy seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

  1. There was discussion regarding taxiway lighting options.  No action taken.


There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.



_______________________                                _____________________________

Rodney Schaaf, President                                     Bob Morland, Secretary

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