Minot MOT Airport Overview
Due to the Bakken Shale Oil Field development, air traffic has increased tremendously - expected to go even further. Minot Airport is preparing for it by adjusting its infrastructure & accommodating growing passenger counts.
MOT Airport is only 2 miles north of downtown Minot, accessible by State Hwys. 82 and 2 and by Route 52. It is open 4am to one hour after the last flight of the day.
With 2 runways and over 440K passengers per year, the Airport is served by major airlines offering daily nonstop flights to major hubs with convenient connections.
The Airport requests that passengers arrive at least 90 minutes prior to their scheduled departure.
The current passenger terminal at Minot International has received recent renovations and gate area expansion and is planning for a new terminal and new adjacent parking lot. It presently offers free internet access, sandwich and drink vending machines in the main lobby, rental car counters and a gift shop. NOTE: By Feb. 28, 2016, after the last incoming flight, all airlines will have moved into the new Terminal - see below*.
Current airlines serving the terminal:
Allegiant - tel. 1-702-505-8888,
Delta - tel. 1-800-221-1212. Ticket counters are open daily 3am-5:30pm, and 30 mins before & after arrival of inbound evening flights,
United - tel. 1-800-864-8331
Transportation: Aside from taking a taxi, there is no pulic transport available at Minot Airport.
* Future Airport Developments: A new passenger terminal adjacent to the parking lot started its foundation work in May 2014 - intended to be three times larger than the present one, with 6 gates, a restaurant & gift shop. By October 2015 four new jet bridges were added and there is enough space available for more if need arises. NOTE: the last flight into the current terminal will occur February 28, 2016, when all airlines will thereafer move to the new Terminal, which will officially open February 29 with an inaugural flight .