Bismarck and Mandan are centrally located in North America. North Dakota is located at the US-Canada border, an ideal location for companies looking for a central North American location that allows access to markets in the United States and Canada. A combined system of air, rail, and ground transportation provide the connections needed for your business to anywhere in North America and the world.


  • Daily commercial jet passenger service and air freight service to Minneapolis, Denver, Chicago and Dallas-Ft. Worth to anywhere within the United States or worldwide.  Multiple weekly flights to Las Vegas, Orlando, Phoenix and Daytona Beach also available. Charter air and freight service is also available to those traveling elsewhere in the region.
  • Rail service provided by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Company and the Dakota, Missouri Valley and Western Rail provide a high level of service and access to markets.
  • Bismarck-Mandan is located on US Interstate 94 (I-94) and U.S. Highway 83, the backbones of a system of high quality, toll free roads.
  • The Northern Plains Commerce Centre (NPCC) is an industrial, distribution, and technology park with immediate access to road, rail and air transport being developed in Bismarck. The NPCC will allow companies to improve their ability to efficiently distribute products within the Northern Plains region and globally. For further information, see www.npccbismarck.com.
Bismarck Airport Passenger Boarding Numbers

2018 – 282,363

2019 – 309,337

2020 – 150,161

2021 – 213,688