Groundbreaking at Bemidji Regional Airport serves as kickoff for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Facility
Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Thursday morning for the Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Facility, located just east of the terminal building.
The nearly $630,000 renovation and expansion project is part of the $8 million airport terminal expansion and renovation, which will have its own groundbreaking ceremonies on July 24.
Peterson hailed local officials for continually developing the airport, saying it helps spur economic development in the region.
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