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 285K 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.
Transportation: There is no direct public transport service available from the Airport. You can take either a rental car, a taxi, or hotel shuttle to the city. The Amtrak train & other city buses will pick up from there.
Taxis: Nodak Radio Cab (701)772-3456; Grand Forks Taxi (701)780-8890; or S&S Taxi (701)772-4142 or (218)791-420; City Cab (701)610-3369 or shuttle (701)757-1667; Speedy Cab (201)215-0740.
Hotel Shuttles: are available from Expressway Suites 701-757-7000, Howard Johnsons 701-772-7131, Ramada 701-775-3951, & CanadInn 701-772-8404.
The Amtrak train station is in Grand Forks.
Bakken-bound travelers: Amtrak runs daily trains between Grand Fork & Minot, and on to Williston (you may have to change trains). For more information visit: www.amtrak.com
Grand Forks International Airport has one passenger terminal.