Planes Take Flight in Sioux County

posted on Friday, January 11, 2019 in News

As of mid-November, the Sioux County Regional Airport is open for business. Hundreds from the Sioux City Airport Event Picture surrounding communities gathered for the ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of this regional transportation hub. This nearly $32 million new airport is located on a 493-acre site about half way between Orange City and Sioux Center. The airport offers a 5,500-foot runway that can serve business jets, terminal, multiple hangers, safety approach lighting, weather observation station and much more.

Sioux City Airport Exterior Photo North West REC secured $300,000 through the USDA Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant (REDL&G) program to support this project. North West REC added a $60,000 match plus $150,000 from their Revolving Loan Fund. The loan will be repaid into the existing Revolving Loan Fund to support future projects.