Speaker Date Topic
Dan Letellier Aug 20, 2018 11:30 AM
Airport Update: 2018 and a Look Ahead
Airport Update: 2018 and a Look Ahead

The Sioux Falls Regional Airport, also known as Joe Foss Field, is the largest airport in South Dakota.  It serves southeast South Dakota, southwest Minnesota, and northwest Iowa with scheduled passenger service, overnight cargo services, and complete general aviation services.  It is also a U.S. Customs Port of Entry. The Sioux Falls Airport is governed by the Sioux Falls Regional Airport Authority.

Please join us to hear Mr. Letellier share information on current activities and planned construction updates, including an expanded baggage claims area, at the Sioux Falls Regional Airport. 

About the Speaker:

Dan was born in western SD (Martin) on a farm/ranch and graduated from Kadoka High School in Kadoka, SD. Following graduation, he attended USD and National College where he received a  Bachelors Degree in Accounting. Dan worked for Northwest Airlines for over 23 years as a Manager in Rapid City, Denver, Minneapolis, San Francisco and finally Sioux Falls. He transitioned to the Executive Director of the Airport in 2009. Dan and his wife Coleen and have three sons.

Darin Bergquist, SD Secretary of Transportation Aug 27, 2018 11:30 AM
Roads and Bridges Matter when it comes to Economic Development in South Dakota
Roads and Bridges Matter when it comes to Economic Development in South Dakota

The condition and future of our transportation system is important to everyone who travels on our roads and bridges.  Maintenance and expansion of the transportation system also plays a role in ongoing and future economic development in the area. Join us to learn:

  • Impacts of the passage of SB 1 in 2015, the comprehensive state and local bridge funding legislation.
  • Status and future of federal highway funding and potential impacts to South Dakota
  • Update/status of ongoing and upcoming state road and bridge projects in the Sioux Falls area