Each airline has different luggage policies. To get specific information, please contact the airline you are traveling with.
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All other passengers should arrive 90 minutes before their scheduled departure for a domestic flight. If you are traveling to an international destination, you should plan on arriving two hours prior to departure. The terminal building opens at 3:30 am daily.
Ticket counters close for check-in 30 to 45 minutes prior to departure depending on the airline. The airlines require passengers to be at the departure gate at least 30 minutes prior to departure or risk missing their flight. The boarding door to the aircraft is closed approximately 10 minutes before departure time to ensure an on-time departure.
To go through security at the Bismarck Airport, a government-issued photo ID is needed along with a boarding pass. Children under 18 do not need to provide an ID.
Starting MAY 7, 2025, you must present either a state-issued Real ID-compliant driver's license, or ID card, or a passport to board an aircraft. For additional information click here.
Additional information can be found on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) website.
Lost and found for the Bismarck Airport is located with the Bismarck Airport Security office. To see if your item was found, you may also call (701) 391-1179. If you left an item on an aircraft, please contact the airline directly.
It is recommended you contact the airline directly in this case for ticket counter hours. Please do not call the airport for airfare or ticketing information as this information is not known.
Airport job opportunities are posted on the City of Bismarck website. For job opportunities with other organizations such as the airlines, car rental companies and others, please contact them directly.