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Nearest Distances

Airport Codes:
Distances from MOT to:
Minot 2 miles
Bismarck 109 miles
Regina 210 miles
Winnipeg 219 miles

Nearest Major Airports:  
2 miles: Minot International Airport (MOT)
104 miles: Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS)
 217 miles: Regina International Airport (YQR)
220 miles: Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG)

Car Hire Minot

Minot Airport Guide

Minot has a strong Scandinavian connection from the days of the early settlers and you can enjoy some of those links at the Scandinavian Heritage Centre which shows the influence that these settlers had on the growth and success of the city. There’s also a festival called the Norsk Hostfest which runs for four days in October with lots of Scandinavian food and handicrafts plus live music on hand. July is another great time to be in Minot for it hosts the North Dakota State Fair then over the course of nine days.

Minot Airport Directions

Take Route 83 for the two miles into town, it’s really easy and can be done in under ten minutes.

Minot Airport Parking

Parking is easy at Minot Airport and is very close to the terminal so you won’t have far to walk. Short term is closest and long term is a little further away. There are reserved spaces for those with mobility problems.

Minot Airport Flight Information

Minot International Airport is small but has the benefit of a flight from Minneapolis meaning that if you want to travel to Minot from the UK or Europe, you can catch a Delta flight from Heathrow to Minneapolis before connecting there for Minot.

Hotels Near Minot Airport

Minot is a little short of hotels but the best available is the Fairfield Inn which is still quite expensive at over $90 a night.

Minot Time Zone

Minot is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time and located in the Central Time Zone (GMT-6)

Minot Info

Minot almost appeared overnight for when the Great Northern Railway could progress no further in the winter of 1886, a town sprang up within a few months totalling over 5,000 people. The availability of unclaimed land and the possibility of jobs brought thousands more to the region and the city continued to grow, despite conflicts over land. In the prohibition era, Minot was famous for supplying much of Al Capone’s bootleg liquor. Today life in Minot is still risky but from the threat of flooding possibly caused by global warming.

Minot Trivia:
  • Minot is best known for the military base nearby
  • The city is known as the ‘Magic City’ for the rapid growth it enjoyed
  • It began as a winter settlement for the workers on the Great Northern Railway
  • In the early 20th century it was known for its lawlessness, especially in the prohibition era
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