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T-Hangar Project 2023


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GFK Triennial Emergency Exercise

  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: 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

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! Video embed code not specified.

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Submit your GFK Photos!

Submitted by Matt Snell, Airport Operations Specialist GFK is proud and fortunate to be the home of UND Aerospace. Many of the students that receive their education here are avid picture takers and we’ve had some awesome photos submitted.  If you’d like to submit yours, either email it to or just click here and…

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A Las Vegas Must See!

If you haven’t been to Las Vegas before, take it from us, you’re really missing out!  There’s something for everyone there – starting with the Fountains of Bellagio. Pictures and videos just don’t do them justice, you have to experience them!  

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If You Could Go Anywhere on Delta…

Where is your dream vacation?  If you could hop on a Delta flight at GFK and go anywhere, where would it be? Here’s one idea for you and your family – this year, why not book a flight to the Big Apple – New York City?  The Statue of Liberty, Times Square, the Empire State…

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GFK Will Get You to Arizona!

Just think of all the fun things you can do in Arizona!  Need help?  Check out this link to their Travel Guide and more!   Then, contact Allegiant or Delta to buy your tickets from GFK, where you’ll find great people to see you off.  And last but not least, tag us on your photos when…

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2016 – ARFF Building Opens

A ribbon cutting ceremony to formally open the Airport’s new fire station was held on May 4th, 2016. The new Aircraft Rescue  and Firefighting (ARFF) facility replaces a 25-year-old station and is a 17,185 sq. ft., one story structure built to accommodate crew and equipment, including living quarters that feature a commercial-style kitchen, lounge area,…

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