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. 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
GFK Airport isonly 4.8 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 2 runways, and about 262,000 passengers in 2016, 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.
The 'Byron L. Dorgan' passenger terminal at Grand Forks International Airport opened 2011. It opens 3 hours prior to first morning departure, while the TSA checkpoint opens 60 mins before. Ticketing counters are open 90 mins prior to scheduled departure.
Amenities and services inside the terminal include the Red River Valley Tap House and the Red River Market (tel. 701-738-4630) in both pre- and post-security areas (also offering gifts, magazines, sundries, snacks and more), free WiFi access throughout the terminal, and rental car counters (off-airport rental cars are available from Enterprise (1-800-251-7331). A pet relief area is near the airline check-in door and near gate 2. For Lost & Found call 701-795-6981.
The Terminal - one of only a handful of US terminals - received LEED Silver sustainable certification - humidity is controlled by outdoor air systems delivering fresh air; temperatures are regulated staying between 68-72 degrees year-round, and Terminal water usage decreased by 43 percent!
Current airlines serving the terminal:
Allegiant - tel. 702-505-8888 - to Las Vegas LAS, Phoenix/Mesa (IWA) & Orlando Sanford (SFB)
Delta - tel. 800-221-1212 - to Minneapolis MSP.