Grand Forks GFK Airport Overview
The Airport has recently experienced rapid air traffic increase, some due to the need for Bakken-bound employees to get to the shale oil fields of Minot & Wiliston.
NOTE: Charter service gets you to The Bakken in less than an hour; you can also take the daily Amtrak train between Grand Fork & Minot on to Williston.
GFK Airport is is only 4 miles from Grand Forks, North Dakota, off Interstate Hwy 29/ US Hwy 81 (Exit 141), on 4-lane US Hwy 2 (east/west). GFK also the closest U.S. interantional airport to Canadian Winnipeg Airport in Manitoba.
With four runways, and around 275K yearly passengers, Grand Forks Airport is presently served by a number of airlines, offering increasing numbers of flights to some major U.S. hubs, with convenient connections.
Grand Forks International Airport has one passenger terminal.