Airport upgrades, funding for road infrastructure projects top agenda items at legislative forum

GRAND FORKS — The Grand Forks airport's executive director laid out a $147 million airfield development program before the region's legislative del...

December 2, 2022
8:58 AM

GRAND FORKS — The Grand Forks airport's executive director laid out a $147 million airfield development program before the region's legislative delegation, which would upgrade Grand Forks International Airport's existing runways, and construct a third runway by 2028, during a legislative forum on Thursday hosted by Grand Forks Public Schools.The forum, which included state senators and representatives from North Dakota's 17th, 18th, 20th, 42nd and 43rd legislative districts, allowed officials from Grand Forks County, the city, the Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority, school district and parks department to present legislators with their budgetary priorities for the upcoming biennium.

Joe Banish