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About Hector International Airport (FAR)

Hector International Airport is a civil-military public airport located in Cass County, North Dakota, United States. Our guide to the airport includes vital information for passengers visiting the facility, including details of terminal services, public transport access and nearby accommodation options.

Information:

The Airport Information Centre (tel: +1 701 241 8168) is located centrally in the terminal building, near the main entrance.

Website:

http://www.fargoairport.com

Driving directions:

The airport is located just off Interstate 29 (from the north and south) and Interstate 94 from the east and west).

From central Fargo, take 10th Street North and turn left onto Dakota Drive North. This road leads directly to the airport. The total drive time from Fargo to the airport is approximately 12 minutes.

Airport Info

Code:
FAR
Address:

2801 32nd Avenue N
Fargo
58102
Location:

Hector International Airport is located 6km (4 miles) northwest of central Fargo, Cass County.

No. of terminals:
1
Telephone:

+1 701 241 8168

Time Zone:
Central Standard Time
GMT -0600

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Taxi:Doyle's Yellow Checker Cab (tel: +1 701 235 5535) and Lucky 7 Taxi (tel: +1 701 235 1717) are among operators providing taxi services from Hector International Airport. Taxis are available outside Arrivals. Journey time into downtown Fargo is less than 10 minutes, and the fare is approximately US$10-12.

Shuttle: Some local hotels, including the Days Inn and Suites Airport Dome hotel (tel: +1 701 232 0000;www.daysinn.com) and the Radisson Hotel (tel: +1 701 232 7363;www.radisson.com) in central Fargo offer complimentary airport shuttle services.

Terminal facilities

Money:

There is one ATM located on the lower level of the terminal.

Food:

The Barnstormer Restaurant and Lounge provides eating and drinking facilities at the airport.

Shopping:

Travellers can shop in the airport gift shop (www.fargoairportgiftshop.com), which sells North Dakota-made products. There is also a smaller gift shop after security. Duty-free is not currently offered, as present schedules include only domestic routes.

Luggage:

For enquiries regarding items left in the passenger terminal, contact the Airport Administration Office (tel: +1 701 241 1501) located on the second floor of the terminal, next to the gift shop.

Other:

There is a games room located on the main level of the airport and an aviation museum close to the terminal.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

There are three business centres located throughout the terminal; these have comfortable sit-down work areas and free T-1, Wi-Fi and 120V power connections. There are meeting facilities at the nearby Days Inn and Suites Airport Dome hotel (Tel: +1 701 232 0000; www.daysinn.com) and the Radisson Hotel (tel: +1 701 232 7363; www.radisson.com) in central Fargo.

Disabled facilities:

The airport is accessible to physically disabled passengers. Lifts connect all floors and dedicated parking spaces, for those displaying valid permits, are located close to the terminal complex. Passengers requiring wheelchair assistance should contact their airline before travelling.

Car parking:

The short-term car park is directly opposite the terminal building, with the two adjacent long-term parking areas just behind. There are parking spaces for more than 1,500 vehicles. For further parking information, contact the airport's parking office (tel: +1 701 241 1591).

Car rental:

Car hire agencies at Hector International Airport include: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Payless. Car hire booths are situated close to the airport's main exit.