Bemidji Regional Airport

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Bemidji Regional Airport
Bemidji Regional Airport (logo).png
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Bemidji / Beltrami County
ServesBemidji, Minnesota
Elevation AMSL1,391 ft / 424 m
Coordinates47°30′39″N 094°56′05″W / 47.51083°N 94.93472°W / 47.51083; -94.93472
Bemidji Regional Airport is located in Minnesota
Bemidji Regional Airport
Bemidji Regional Airport
Bemidji Regional Airport is located in the United States
Bemidji Regional Airport
Bemidji Regional Airport
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 7,004 2,135 Asphalt
7/25 5,700 1,737 Asphalt
Aircraft operations (2015)13,251
Based aircraft (2017)60

Bemidji Regional Airport (IATA: BJI, ICAO: KBJI, FAA LID: BJI) is three miles northwest of Bemidji, in Beltrami County, Minnesota. It is owned by the city of Bemidji and Beltrami County.[1]

The airport is used for general aviation and is served by SkyWest Airlines, as Delta Connection for Delta Air Lines. In July 2010 work began on an $8.9 million airport terminal expansion and renovation project that would double the size of the terminal.

Airline flights (Wisconsin Central DC-3s) began in 1951-52.


Bemidji Regional Airport covers 1,740 acres (700 ha) at an elevation of 1,391 feet (424 m). It has two asphalt runways: 13/31 is 7,004 by 150 feet (2,135 x 46 m) and 7/25 is 5,700 by 150 feet (1,737 x 46 m).[1]

In 2015 the airport had 13,251 aircraft operations, average 36 per day: 59% general aviation, 23% airline, 13% air taxi and 5% military. In January 2017, 60 aircraft were based at this airport: 27 single-engine, 30 multi-engine and 3 helicopter.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Delta Connection Minneapolis/St. Paul


Bemidji Airlines Minneapolis/St. Paul
FedEx Feeder Fargo

Destinations map[edit]


Top Destinations[edit]

Busiest routes out of BJI
(Sep 2016 - Aug 2017)
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Minneapolis/St Paul 26,000 Delta Connection


Bemidji Regional Airport is one of five medical evacuation (medevac) helicopter flight stations in the state for AirCare, operated by North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, MN, a Level 1 Trauma Center in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. This station covers the northern part of Minnesota and eastern North Dakota.


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for BJI (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective Jan 5, 2017.

External links[edit]

  • Bemidji Regional Airport
  • AirCare Helicopter
  • "Bemidji Regional Airport" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-05-07. (327 KB) at Minnesota DOT airport directory
  • Aerial image as of 19 May 1991 from USGS The National Map
  • FAA Terminal Procedures for BJI, effective January 2, 2020
  • Resources for this airport: