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Lightning blows 10-inch-deep gaps in Pierre runway

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — A runway at Pierre Regional Airport was closed temporarily after a lightning strike blasted several holes in the tarmac, officials said.

Airport manager Mike Isaacs tells the Pierre Capital Journal that lightning struck the runwa…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lightning blows 10-inch-deep gaps in Pierre runway

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — A runway at Pierre Regional Airport was closed temporarily after a lightning strike blasted several holes in the tarmac, officials said.

Airport manager Mike Isaacs tells the Pierre Capital Journal that lightning struck the runwa…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Medora considers airstrip: Attendees express mixed feelings at public hearing

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — A lot can happen in 20 years — just ask Doug Ellison.
Medora’s mayor said at a public hearing here on Saturday he signed a petition against an airport study in 1994, but that he’s more open to the idea today.
“My personal thought…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Medora considers airstrip: Attendees express mixed feelings at public hearing

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — A lot can happen in 20 years — just ask Doug Ellison.
Medora’s mayor said at a public hearing here on Saturday he signed a petition against an airport study in 1994, but that he’s more open to the idea today.
“My personal thought…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Flight cancellations down at Pierre airport

March 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Airport officials in Pierre say they’ve seen fewer cancellations in the number of commercial air flights in the past month.

Pierre Regional Airport Manager Mike Issacs tells KCCR radio that 33 of 196 flights — or 17 percent —…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Process of converting to SkyWest Airlines has begun

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Jamestown Regional Airport will soon be busy as SkyWest Airlines will be bringing in equipment and personnel to make sure the airport is ready when the airline starts passenger service on June 5.
SkyWest Airlines is a regional commercial airline tha…continue reading on jamestownsun.com

SkyWest awarded contracts for Devils Lake, Jamestown

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

Devils Lake and Jamestown will have air service connecting the towns with flights to Denver, members of the North Dakota congressional delegation announced Thursday.
SkyWest Airlines, based in Utah, was awarded the contract to serve the cities under…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota airport boardings up this year

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Thanks in part to western North Dakota’s booming Bakken region, commercial service numbers to and from the state’s airports increased in 2013.
Representing a new record, North Dakota finished 2013 with more than 1.13 million passeng…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota airport boardings up this year

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Thanks in part to western North Dakota’s booming Bakken region, commercial service numbers to and from the state’s airports increased in 2013.
Representing a new record, North Dakota finished 2013 with more than 1.13 million passeng…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Medora discusses prospects for airport

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — If city leaders here decide they’d like a new airport, up to 90 percent of the tab could be paid for with federal dollars, according to the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission.
In a letter sent from NDAC interim director and aviation pl…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com