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Korissa’s Blog: Firehose Bowling!

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’s Blog: Airfield Inspections

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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Korissa’s Blog: Attending the AAAE Annual Conference

Korissa, 3rd from Left, attending AAAE Conf.

The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is the world’s largest professional organization for airport executives. AAAE’s 6,500 individual members represent over 875 airports across America and 560 members represent countless companies and organizations that support airports. Over the years, since the organization’s birth in 1928, AAAE has grown into an organization that delivers a…

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Korissa’s Blog: Painting at GFK

Aircraft Surface Painting at GFK

Have you ever looked at a runway and wondered why it’s painted the way that it is? Runways, Taxiways, and Aprons all have different paint requirements including what type of lines, reflectivity beads imbedded in the paint, width of the spray, and the color. Runways markings are always white, taxiways have yellow paint, and apron…

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Korissa’s Blog: Crack Sealing at GFK

Crack Sealing at GFK

When you think of North Dakota, most people immediately think of cold. Freezing temperatures, blinding winds, and months of snowstorms are common occurrences here. Extreme weather has a long-term effect on pavement, and here at GFK, we have a lot of pavement! The cold weather causes the ground to contract when it freezes, and in…

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Introducing Korissa, GFK’s 2019 Intern

2019 Intern at GFK - Korissa

Meet GFK’s awesome new intern, Korissa Lindquist. She has tons of energy and is ready to learn everything she can about our airport. And, she’ll be taking you along! Stay tuned for more posts from Korissa!

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