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Grand Forks International Airport ushers in growing number of planes, people

December 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Numbers don’t lie. And what the numbers say about the Grand Forks International Airport is “We are very viable, very busy. Our community should be very proud of their airport,” said Patrick Dame, Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority executive director. Continue Reading

GFK ranked 17th busiest airport in U.S.

November 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Grand Forks International Airport recently was ranked the 17th
busiest airport in the country, up from 21st in 2011. Continue Reading

200 pilots to compete in landing contest at Grand Forks International Airport

July 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

An estimated 200 pilots will take a shot at winning $10,000 today as they compete to land on, or close to, a white line drawn on the runway at Grand Forks International Airport. Continue Reading

Museum places paintings in Grand Forks airport terminal

July 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks has placed two large circular paintings, landscapes of farmland as seen from the air, in the Byron L. Dorgan Terminal at Grand Forks International Airport. Continue Reading

Grand Forks airport sees jump in air travel in May

June 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

More than 10,800 travelers boarded planes at Grand Forks International Airport in May, the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission announced Wednesday.
The airport saw a 22 percent increase from May 2011. Continue Reading

United Airlines service to Denver from GF starts in October

May 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

United Airlines plans to start offering two daily flights between Grand Forks and Denver on Oct. 3, the carrier announced Tuesday. Patrick Dame, Grand Forks airport executive director, said United flights to Denver would depart Grand Forks at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. Departures from Denver will be at 12:40 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Welcome news about United and GFK

May 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

How bad was it? This bad: Back in 1998, North Dakota was so desperate to lure another airline to the state that airport officials from Grand Forks, Minot, Bismarck and Fargo all cooperated to lure that service to Fargo. Continue Reading

Supporters: GFK underserved compared to other similar cities

May 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Supporters of expanded air service at Grand Forks International Airport have argued it is underserved compared to other cities of similar size and could support another carrier. Continue Reading

Governor: United Airlines to serve GFK

May 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

United Airlines will add service to Grand Forks International Airport, according to a news release from Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s office. Continue Reading

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Grand Forks Airport Closer to Landing Another Carrier, Service to Chicago or Denver

May 21, 2012 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – The Grand Forks International Airport is moving closer to securing another airline to provide added service to a major hub like Chicago or Denver. Continue Reading