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Air Force One Lands in Fargo

Click the video above to see President Trump getting off Air Force One in Fargo. We will cover his rally at Scheels Arena live at 7:00 on KVRR, KVRR.com, our Facebook page and app. Categories: North Dakota News, Politics / Elections Tags: Donald Trump, FARGO, hector international airport, ND, north dakota, President

Hector International Changes and Closures Due to Presidential Visit

There will be two brief scheduled closures during which the terminal can be accessed using an alternative route.

FARGO, ND —  There will be two brief scheduled closures during which the terminal can be accessed using an alternative route. Also, the observation area will be closed beginning at 1 p.m., so won’t be available for people who might be considering going there to watch Air Force One land. Heads up for travelers to and from the airport today:…

Airport Disaster Exercise Planned For Tuesday At Hector International

Training Also Planned at Mark Andrews International Airport in Grand Forks

FARGO, N.D. — Sirens will be blaring and lights will be flashing at Hector International Airport Tuesday morning but do not worry, it’s just a drill. A full-scale airport disaster exercise will be held beginning at 9 a.m. It’ll be similar to one held back in 2015. The exercise is conducted every three years to meet FAA requirements. It provides…

Veterans Greeted By Huge Welcome Home After Honor Flight

It was the culmination of a two day whirlwind trip to celebrate our nation's heroes and honor those who died serving our country.

FARGO, ND — 88 veterans are back home from their first honor flight. It was the culmination of a two day whirlwind trip to celebrate our nation’s heroes and honor those who died serving our country. When they got back to Fargo last night, they were celebrated with hugs, kisses, plenty of thanks and even a band. Dozens of people…

Emergency landing at Fargo Airport

FARGO, ND – A plane made an emergency landing at Fargo’s Hector International Airport Thursday night because of smoke. Delta Airlines says Flight 1601 from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Anchorage, Alaska landed safely after being diverted because of smoke in the cabin that dissipated before the plane got on the ground. None of the 195 passengers or the seven crew members…

No Charges Will Be Filed In Airport Runway Death

Painting-Cart Was Hit After Midnight July 31 By Airport's Assistant Director

FARGO, N.D. — The assistant director of Hector International Airport will not be charged for a deadly crash on a runway last summer. Darren Anderson was driving on a closed runway after midnight July 31st when he collided with a painting-cart driven by an employee of a private contractor. Cass County prosecutor Ryan Younggren, who reviewed extensive police reports in…

Hector International Airport To Begin Construction On Skyway In 2019

it's expected to be completed in 2020

FARGO, N.D. — In the next few years, you won’t have to walk outside to get from the parking lot to your terminal at Hector International Airport. The Airport will start construction in early 2019 on a skyway costing between $13-15 million. But get this, it won’t cost taxpayers a single cent. “The skyway is eligible for 90 percent of federal…

Small Plane Slides Off Runway At Hector International Airport

No One Was Hurt

FARGO, N.D. — A small plane had a mechanical problem while landing at Hector International Airport in Fargo. The single engine Piper Comanche slid off the runway around 5:30 Wednesday evening. No one was hurt. The plane was hauled to an aircraft maintenance company at the airport where FAA flight inspectors will work to determine why the landing gear failed….

Thirteen Members of the Happy Hooligans Return to Fargo

Dozens of people gathered at Hector International Airport to greet the returning airmen

FARGO, N.D. — Additional members of the Happy Hooligans returned home to North Dakota this afternoon. Thirteen airmen from the 119th Wing returned from a six–month tour to the Middle East. The security forces were a part of the largest deployment since the Korean War. They say they were proud to have served their country overseas, but are glad to…

New TSA Screening Procedures Take Effect

Impacts Electronics And Bags Containing Liquids, Gels and Aerosols

FARGO, ND — The TSA has fully implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at Hector International Airport in Fargo. Training began in late November and the rules went into effect Thursday. Travelers must place all electronics larger than a cell phone in bins for x-ray screening. Passengers should continue to remove their one-quart bag containing liquids, gels…