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 a public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) northwest of the central business district of Bemidji, a city in Beltrami County, Minnesota, United States. It is owned by the city of Bemidji and Beltrami County.[1]

The airport is mostly used for general aviation. It is served by SkyWest Airlines, operating under the Delta Connection banner 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.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Bemidji Regional Airport covers an area of 1,740 acres (700 ha) at an elevation of 1,391 feet (424 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved 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]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2015, the airport had 13,251 aircraft operations, an average of 36 per day: 59% general aviation, 23% scheduled commercial, 13% air taxi and 5% military. In January 2017, there were 60 aircraft 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


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 also the home to 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 located 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 March 28, 2019
  • Resources for this airport: