Rapid City Regional Airport



Patrick Dame

Main Office:

4550 Terminal Road, Suite 102
Rapid City, SD 57703-8706

Phone: 605-394-4195

Office Hours:

The terminal is open 24 hours a day.

Administration Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Mission Statement:

View the official Airport Website

Our mission is to provide a safe, environmentally responsible and fiscally self-sustainable operation ensuring high quality services and facilities.  


Our vision is to provide world class transportation service enhancing economic growth.


Finance and Administration
Operations and Security
Facilities and Maintenance
Airport Rescue Fire Fighting

Personnel - Full-Time Employees (FTEs):


What We Do:

Airport Finance and Administration
• Ensures financial integrity of the airport
• Administers all federal, state, and local grant programs
• Interacts with multiple local and civic organizations promoting air service development and marketing initiatives

Airport Maintenance and Facilities
• Maintains first-class aviation facilities that are safe, clean and efficient for passengers and tenants
• Trains, equips and fields well qualified maintenance technicians who are professional, friendly, and highly motivated
• Manages vehicle, equipment and supply inventories; acquires equipment, fixtures, furniture and related supplies as needed

Airport Operations and Security
• Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations, laws and ordinances
• Manages all airport safety, security, environmental compliance, wildlife hazard mitigation programs and conducts all related training
• Responds to emergency situations and implements contingency plans

Airport Rescue Fire Fighting
• Maintains constant aircraft rescue and firefighting readiness
• Responds to all airport emergencies, accidents and incidents
• Conducts airfield safety, and security inspections


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