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


April 26, 2021 -7:00 PM

Members present     Bob Morland, Rod Schaaf & Terry Schaaf

Members absent      Dave Helland & Ryan Evans

Others present         Brent Kline, Airport Mgr.


  1. President Rod Schaaf called the meeting to order.
  2. Minutes of previous meeting (March 25, 2021.  Bob moved to approve the minutes.  Terry seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  3. Financial reports – Terry moved to approve the financial reports. Bob seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  4. Bob reported that the bi-annual audit was conducted. A report should be issued in the next month.
  5. The grant application for the design of the new hangar was discussed. Bob moved to approve the submission of the application.  Terry seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  6. There was discussion regarding proposed wind towers and the Powder River MOA. No action taken.
  7. There was further discussion on selecting a company to conduct the fuel system testing. Brent will follow up with a couple of companies and request quotes.
  8. The next meeting is scheduled for May 24, 2021 .


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)