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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…

Major Progress Made on Amazon Fulfillment Center in North Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) — It’s been more than seven months since construction started on the massive Amazon Fulfillment Center north of Hector International Airport in Fargo. A union leader says progress is moving ahead at a rapid pace. The earliest completion date is set for August. Jason Ehlert, president of the North Dakota Building Trades Unions, says structural steel, pre-cast…

Allegiant Resumes Non-stop Flights From Fargo to Tampa

FARGO, N.D. — Non-stop service from Fargo to Tampa, Florida has resumed on Allegiant. The new route will operate twice weekly from Hector International Airport to St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport. Shawn Dobberstein, the executive director at Hector, says the warm weather destination is a hit for regional travelers escaping the cold. Allegiant is celebrating the return of the route with…

New art exhibit at Hector International Airport features Moorhead artist

FARGO, N.D. — A new art exhibit at Hector International Airport allows those traveling through to get lost in various landscapes. The series “Windows” by artist Jackie Anderson of Moorhead features scenes of nature seen through a number of windows that magnify the details. Anderson is a retired Fargo Public Schools art teacher and has created art since she was…

COVID-19 rapid testing available at Hector International Airport

Testing helps identify asymptomatic passengers and removes them from the transmission train

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Beginning Saturday, December 26th, the North Dakota Army National Guard will be providing rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers arriving at Hector International Airport. Tests will be self-administered by travelers and results will be ready approximately 15 minutes following the test. North Dakota Army National Guard representatives will be available one hour prior to the first arriving…

Stakeholders discuss moving the aviation industry forward

Aviation continues to be one of the hardest-hit industries by COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — With no end in sight to the pandemic and the fear of flying still on people’s minds, airlines and airports are continuing to struggle financially. But in Fargo, passenger volume has been on the rise quicker than in the rest of the country. “We’re heading in the right direction,” says Hector International Airport Executive Director Shawn Dobberstein….

Concordia College Professor Displays Photography at Hector Intl Airport

The art will be up at Hector International Airport for three months.

FARGO, N.D-  An English Professor at Concordia College displays the exhibit “Trains, Plains, and No Automobiles” at Hector International Airport as part of the ArtWORKS program. A skilled photographer and passionate traveler, Scott Olsen has used all modes of transportation to embark on his long distance journeys except one. “Train ride,” Olsen said. It was a long time dream that…

KFGO News exclusive: Amazon to build large distribution center in Fargo

It will create 1,000 jobs.

FARGO (KFGO) – Amazon is coming to Fargo. KFGO News has learned one of the world’s largest on-line retailers plans to build a 1-million square foot, three-story distribution center on approximately 110 acres of farmland north of Hector International Airport. It will create 1,000 jobs. The property is located in the North Fargo Industrial Addition. Annexation and rezoning of the…

Fargo Airport to conduct active shooter exercise July 29

FARGO, N.D.–Employees at Hector International Airport will be taking part in an active shooter exercise on Wednesday. The exercise is meant to train employees what to do in the event of an active shooter. The Airport Authority along with the Fargo Police Department will be conducting the exercise. Fargo Police say the exercise will be done between flights and will…