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


Aug 22, 2022

Members present Bob Morland, Rod Schaaf & Terry Schaaf
Members absent Ryan Evans
Others present Brent Kline, Airport Manager


1. President Rod Schaaf called the meeting to order.
2. Minutes of the previous meeting (July 24, 2022). Terry moved to approve the minutes. Bob seconded the motion. Motion carried.
3. Financial reports – Bob moved to approve the financial reports. Terry seconded the motion. Motion carried.
4. Gary Brennan – Brosz Engineering – Gary updated the board on the hangar project.
a) There was discussion regarding the propane tank for the new hangar. Scranton Equity estimated that the cost to purchase a 1,000gal. tank would be approximately $5,000 installed. Bob moved to give Rod the authority to contact Scranton Equity and contract for the tank. Terry seconded the motion. Motion carried.
b) Gary presented an engineering agreement for the hangar project. All professional fees would be covered by the agreement. Bob moved to approve the agreement. Terry seconded the motion. Motion carried.
5. The closeout report for the design phase of the hangar project has been submitted.
6. The annual CIP meeting with the FAA and State Aeronautics Commission in Bismarck has been rescheduled for September 20th at 3:00pm.
7. Bob reported that the SAM renewal has finally been completed.
8. The next meeting is scheduled for September 19th.


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)