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Airport Construction to Begin

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An official construction start date has been set for the Minot International Airport.

 Airport director Andy Solsvig is excited about the announcement and says the funding is in place and they're ready for the groundbreaking next Monday. They anticipate a 2 year construction window, hopefully finishing by fall 2015.

"The groundbreaking signifies the beginning of a new era for the airport. It's going to end up resulting is a beautiful facility that the community and the region is going to be proud of. It will help enhance and make efficiencies for air travel; the community is going to be really proud of it. We have 2 years to go so there's going to be construction ahead, so we just ask people to be patient as we get through the construction. We're going to try to educate and inform the community with the progress of the construction project along the way," says Solsvig.

 The official groundbreaking will be held next Monday at 9:00AM.

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