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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Flights to Regina –

On May 1, 1961, North Central Airlines began daily air service between Minot and Regina, Sask. The event was kicked off with a pre-inaugural invitational dinner on Sunday, the day before. The dinner was held at the Tree Top Room in the Clarence Parker Hotel. At noon on Monday the ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the airport. The ribbon was cut by Lt. Gov. Orville W. Hagen. The color guard from the Air Base was on hand and a short concert by the Minot High School Band. The first flight left for Regina at 12:40 pm. The return flight was to arrive at 4:04 pm and then continue on to Minneapolis via Grand Forks.

Airport Terminal - 1961

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