Korissa's Goodbye

This last year has gone by so fast, but I am grateful to have been the intern at GFK. Every day has been fun and I learned so much to take onto my professional career.

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2019 GFK Triennial

  Every 3 years, the Grand Forks International Airport conducts a large-scale emergency exercise that is reviewed and monitored by the FAA. Airports must complete a triennial exercise as part of their compliance with FAA regulations. Our triennial Emergency Drill on September 18th was a great success. There were several improvements already implemented to improve…

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Korissa's Blog: ARFF Training

The GFK ARFF Department 🧑🏻‍🚒 conducts training once a month on a whole bunch of topics to keep our airport safe✈️ Over the last year, the department has completed a variety of trainings from simple fire extinguishers to a large scale disaster drill🚒 #FlyGFK

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Korissa Firehose Bowling

How do firefighter train and have fun at the same time? Go bowling with fire hoses! As you can see, I am super excited to hit the pins, cause there was about 25 tries before this!

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Korissa on an Airfield Inspection

One of the coolest opportunities I get as an intern, is that sometimes I get to cover 24 hour shifts for the full-time employees if they are gone. Covering a 24 hour shift gives me a ton of experience and the responsibilities just as a full-time GFK Operations/ARFF Specialist. Our department is open 24/7 with…

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