Grand Forks GFK Airport Overview

Grand Forks International Airport GFK is North Dakota's busiest commercial airport and serves the eastern part of this state and its Red River Valley region, as well as Minnesota's Polk County,  and can be easily reached from these communities. 
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:
Grand Forks International Airport has one passenger terminal. 

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