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


Feb 27, 2023

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

Members absent:     None

Others present:        Brent Kline, Airport Mgr. & Lucas Doerr, Brosz Engineering


  1. President Rod Schaaf called the meeting to order.
  2. Minutes of the previous meeting (January 23, 2023). Ryan moved to approve the minutes. Brent seconded the motion. Motion carried.
  3. Financial reports – Terry moved to approve the financial reports. Ryan seconded the motion. Motion carried.
  4. Lucas Doerr – Brosz Engineering – Lucas reported on the progress of the hangar project.  The concrete strength was within the standard required.  Construction will resume when the weather allows.
  5. Brosz Engineering & Prairie Engineering agreement regarding the design of the terminal building resulting in frozen pipes. Bob moved to approve the agreement.  Terry seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  6. There was discussion regarding the grant for Covid remediation expenses. Members will consider options.
  7. The FlyND conference is March 5, 6 & 7th at the Bismarck Hotel & Conference Center.
  8. The next meeting is scheduled for March 27, 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)