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


July 24, 2023

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

Members absent:     Brent Sanford

Others present:        Brent Kline, Airport Mgr., Gary Brennan, Brosz Engineering


  1. President Rod Schaaf called the meeting to order.
  2. Minutes of the previous meeting (June 26, 2023). Ryan moved to approve the minutes. Terry seconded the motion. Motion carried.
  3. Financial reports – Bob moved to approve the financial reports. Ryan seconded the motion. Motion carried.
  4. Gary Brennan, Brosz Engineering – Gary reported on the status of the hangar project. Tooz Construction requested an extension of their contract. The board would consider an extension if they were near the completion date. But not before. Tooz Construction offered a deduct to not move the light pole near the fueling system. Bob moved to accept the deduct. Terry seconded the motion. Motion carried.
  5. The architect is requesting a monthly status report for the project. Some members of the board will try to attend.
  6. The CIP meeting with the FAA and State Aeronautics Commission is scheduled for August 24th at! 1:00PM CDT. The board wants to prioritize a crosswind runway for a future project.
  7. Weeds – Brent reported on the noxious weed problem. The weed board will spray in the next week.
  8. The board discussed reducing the hay contract to account for the weed problem.
  9. The next meeting is scheduled for August 28, 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)