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Who We Are

The Municipal Airport Authority was established on April 8, 1969, by the City of Fargo. A five-member volunteer board is appointed by the Mayor of Fargo to serve five-year terms which can be renewed.

The Municipal Airport Authority board serves the public by overseeing the development of the airport to meet the aviation needs of the community and surrounding region. This includes the ever-changing airport master plan which guides the board in identifying infrastructure projects to meet federal aviation standards along with projects to enhance or expand infrastructure to accommodate necessary aviation services and customer needs.

The board is actively involved in air service development to ensure the region we serve is efficiently connected to the national air transportation system. Air access to multiple strategically located hub airports allows business and leisure travelers the opportunity to efficiently travel the world to and from Fargo.

The Municipal Airport Authority normally meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month in the boardroom at the passenger terminal building.  The agenda for the upcoming meeting and the associated minutes can be found on this webpage.

Airport Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal 
Notice of the airport recipient overall FAA DBE goal methodology as stated in 49 CFR 26.45.

Airport Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
The MAA approved DBE Program in accordance with DOT regulation 49CFR Part 26.

Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Program– Updated September 27, 2019
The purpose of the ACDBE program is to increase the opportunities for minority and women-owned small businesses to operate as concessionaires in the nation’s airports. The ACDBE program is mandated by 49 U.S.C. 47107(e).

Tarmac Delay Contingency Plan
The Municipal Airport Authority, the owner and operator of Hector International Airport (FAR), has prepared this Tarmac Delay Contingency Plan pursuant to §42301 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012. Questions regarding this plan can be directed to email@fargoairport.com. The Municipal Airport Authority has filled this plan with the United States Department of Transportation because it is a commercial service airport.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Complaints that an airport service or activity is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to Shawn A. Dobberstein, AAE, Executive Director and Municipal Airport Authority ADA coordinator at (701) 241-1501 or email@fargoairport.com. The Municipal Airport Authority of the City of Fargo, North Dakota works in conjunction with the City of Fargo to address any concerns or complaints received.

Transparency in Coverage
This link leads to the negotiated in-network service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts under our health plans and healthcare providers.  They are being made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule.

Please see the FAQ section for common questions. If you wish to email the Airport, you may do so at email@fargoairport.com. Emails will be answered only during normal business hours (Mon-Fri).
Please do not email for ticketing, baggage or flight information.

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