Security Badges

All employees and regular users (general aviation pilots) of the Minot International Airport are required to be badged.  Please complete the proper application available on the page.  Once submitted, background checks typically take 2-3 days for processing.

For AOA badge applicants: 

  1. Complete and submit AOA badge application to the Airport Administration office.  At the time of submission, a valid form of identification and badge fee (cash or check only) are required. No appointment necessary.
  2. Background check results should be received by the Airport within 2-3 days.  An email will be sent from Airport Administration notifying applicant of background check status and instructions to set up appointment for badge training.
  3. Applicant must schedule an appointment to go through badge training and receive badge.

For SIDA badge applicants: 

  1. Employer must complete Employee Authorization Form
  2. Applicant completes SIDA badge application
  3. Application must be reviewed and signed off by employer
  4. Applicant schedules appointment to be fingerprinted
  5. During fingerprint appointment, please bring completed application and two valid forms of identification, as previously provided to your employer.
  6. Background check results should be received by airport within 2-3 days.  An email will be sent from Airport Administration notifying applicant of background check status and instructions to set up appointment for badge training.
  7. Applicant must schedule an appointment to go through badge training and receive badge.

Badge Fees

  • AOA Badges: $30.00
  • SIDA Badges: $70.00
  • Damaged Badge Fee: $30.00
  • Lost Badge Fee: Varies
  • Badge Not Returned Fee: Varies