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American Airlines adds Bismarck service to Chicago, Dallas

May 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – American Airlines is adding daily direct flights to Dallas and Chicago from the Bismarck Airport starting Oct. 1.

The airport and the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce announced the service Monday.

Bismarck Mayor John Warford sai…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Comments on cellphone proposal offer glimpse into emotions of air travel

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Should air travelers be allowed to use cellphones in flight?

The government asked. Passengers answered with an overwhelming: “Nooooo!”

“Absolutely not!” passenger Karen Jablonski wrote to federal regulators. “It’s bad enough to list…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Comments on cellphone proposal offer glimpse into emotions of air travel

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Should air travelers be allowed to use cellphones in flight?

The government asked. Passengers answered with an overwhelming: “Nooooo!”

“Absolutely not!” passenger Karen Jablonski wrote to federal regulators. “It’s bad enough to list…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Passport program, Two Jamestown pilots fly to all N.D. airports

October 1, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

From the Oil Patch to Fargo, from Turtle Mountain to the Badlands, two Jamestown residents toured all of North Dakota with a view from the sky.
Dale Seckerson, 61, and Jay Dugan, 35, recently flew to all 89 airports in North Dakota, completing the top tier of the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission’s passport program.
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Land Board approves $27.8 million for Oil Patch airports

August 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Airports around North Dakota’s Oil Patch were awarded $27.8 million in grants Thursday by the Board of University and School Lands. Continue Reading

Rural airports grow: Small airports making big improvements with more state funding

August 27, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

Rural airports may be small, but they’re used for more than just crop dusters, and since the oil boom, airports across North Dakota have seen an increase in traffic. Continue Reading

Rural airports making big improvements

August 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN – Rural airports may be small, but they’re used for more than just crop dusters, and since the oil boom, airports across North Dakota have seen an increase in traffic. Continue Reading

Heitkamp discusses transportation with new U.S. secretery

July 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

With transportation usually at the forefront of issues discussed in booming western North Dakota, the state’s junior senator on Friday met with new U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx to mull over the more pressing concerns. Continue Reading

Small airports irked by removal of body scanners

March 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Managers at dozens of small airports have expressed outrage at federal officials for hauling new full-body scanners away from their facilities and sending them to large hubs that haven’t yet upgraded older machines criticized for showing too much anatomy. Continue Reading

Patch airports bombarded with traffic

September 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Small western North Dakota airfields built decades ago for crop sprayers and single-engine planes are now supporting sleek business jets and freight- and personnel-laden turboprops that have descended on towns with the rise in oil activity. Continue Reading