New Karlstad Airport Is Fully Funded

State Grants $5.6 Million For New Location, Facilities


October 1, 2021

Karlstad is getting a new airport. The most recent Minnesota state transportation budget signed by Gov. Tim Walz includes grants totaling $5.6 million for the city of Karlstad to relocate and build a new public airport.

The city estimates a new airport could help create as many as 100 direct new jobs and 150 additional indirect jobs in the next five years.

“Karlstad’s community and businesses will really benefit from a new airport,” said Al Lundeen, chairman of the Karlstad airport board. “We’re excited about the increased job opportunities, economic development, and overall grow...

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