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 22, 2021 -7:00 PM

Bowman County Airport Authority Minutes

February 22, 2021


Members present     Bob Morland, Dave Helland, Rod Schaaf, Terry Schaaf & Ryan Evans

Members absent      None

Others present         None


  1. President Rod Schaaf called the meeting to order.
  2. Minutes of previous meeting (January 25, 2021 and special meeting (February 5, 2021).  Terry moved to approve the minutes.  Dave seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  3. Financial reports – Bob moved to approve the financial reports. Ryan seconded the motion.  Motion carried.
  4. Rod reported on possible additional CARES act funding (a possible $13,000). He is preparing the application.
  5. Rod reported on Weather Modification plan for 2021.
  6. Rod reported on legislation affecting airports in North Dakota. There are several funding and other bills currently in the legislature.  Rod is monitoring them.
  7. There was discussion regarding the building project.
  8. The next meeting is scheduled for March 25, 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)