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Community welcomes home local heroes from the Honor Flight

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Everyone at Fargo’s Hector International Airport was beaming with patriotism as the Honor Flight of North Dakota, Minnesota is welcomed back from Washington, DC. The airport was filled with red, white and blue as our local heroes touched back down in Fargo around 7:00 Monday night after a weekend after seeing memorials built by their sacrifice…

Hector International Airport sees more people flying

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Hector International Airport passenger numbers are trending upwards since January. According to the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission, more than 73,000 passengers used all eight airports in North Dakota in January. That’s 73 percent more than January 2021, but below 100,000 passengers in January 2020. Lack of commercial flights during COVID-19 hurt the state’s largest airport and…

Airport passenger numbers up sharply in Fargo

Hector International AirportFARGO – Airline passenger volume at North Dakota’s eight commercial airports improved significantly in January compared to the same month last year, but still remain below pre-pandemic levels. According to the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission, 73,117 passengers used the airports in January, 73% more than the same month in 2021, but below nearly 100,000 passengers in January 2020,…

Frontier Airlines buying Spirit in nearly $3 billion deal

DENVER – Frontier Airlines’ parent company is buying Spirit Airlines in a $2.9 billion cash-and-stock deal that will allow the combined airline to be more competitive against its larger rivals. Spirit shareholders will receive 1.9126 shares of Frontier plus $2.13 in cash for each existing Spirit share they own. This implies a value of $25.83 per Spirit share at Frontier’s…

Bison fans gear up for the FCS National Championship

Fans are loading up for Frisco to cheer on the Bison in the FCS National Championship.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fans are loading up for Frisco to cheer on the Bison in the FCS National Championship. “We did get word finally on Thursday that our flight was going to fly out at 11:00. Then yesterday we got some urgent messages that our flight isn’t going until 4:00 and then we got changed again to 12:45. So,…

An estimated 53 million Americans are expected to travel for Thanksgiving

"If you plan on hitting the skies for some pies or the road for some rolls, travelers should know this year, traffic and crowds will be much different from last year."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — “Primarily the airlines, TSA, and the airports are all working together to make sure the passengers experience is a pleasant as possible during this busier holiday travel period,” said Executive Director, Fargo Airport Authority Shawn Dobberstein. If you plan on hitting the skies for some pies or the road for some rolls, travelers should know this…

Bomb threat at Hector International Airport temporarily halts flights

Police were called to investigate the threat Saturday morning around 9:00

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Authorities respond to a bomb threat report at Hector International Airport. The call came in shortly before 9 a.m. Fargo Police officers worked with FBI, TSA and Airport Authority members as they investigated the threat. A K-9 unit was brought in to sweep the airport but did not come up with anything in the search. Officers…

Fargo native prepares to take flight for Airsho

The Blue angels will be debuting two new aircraft's; F18 Super Hornet Super Hercules the C130J Super Hercules

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — You may have seen or even heard the Blue Angels practicing for the airshow this weekend. In celebration of its 75th anniversary, the Blue Angels are getting ready for a one-of-a-kind show. “It’s absolutely fantastic to be back here in my hometown of Fargo, North Dakota,” Blue Angels Commander Brian Kesselring said. Kesselring says being a…