Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Airport Development

Airport Development assistance is broken into regions, each with representatives to assist you. A list of airports is available in alphabetical order to help locate an Airport Development Representative in your region, click the image below or the following link to view an enlarged map of Airport Development Regions.

Airport Developments Regions Map

Assistant Director

Ryan Gaug
Phone: 612-422-8601
E-mail: ryan.gaug@state.mn.us


North Region

Matt Lebens
Airport Development Engineer
Phone: 612-422-4171
E-mail: matthew.lebens@state.mn.us

Airport Program Coordinator

Tom Klevan
Airport Development Engineer
Phone: 612-422-8602
E-mail: thomas.klevan@state.mn.us

Central Region

Dan Boerner
Airport Development Engineer
Phone: 612-427-3858
E-mail: dan.boerner@state.mn.us

Arika Johnson
Assistant Development Engineer
Phone: 651-356-1336
E-mail: arika.johnson@state.mn.us

South Region

Luke Bourassa
Airport Development Engineer
Phone: 651-508-0448
E-mail: luke.bourassa@state.mn.us

Brian Conklin
Senior Engineering Specialist
Phone: 651-252-7658
E-mail: brian.conklin@state.mn.us

Grants Specialists

Jenny Bahneman
Maintenance, Operations, and Equipment Grants Specialist
Phone: 651-234-7240
E-mail: jenny.bahneman@state.mn.us

Jessica McBroom
Grants Specialist
Phone: 612-283-1328
E-mail: jessica.mcbroom@state.mn.us

Crystal Nickles
Grants Specialist
Phone: 612-297-0248
E-mail: crystal.nickles@state.mn.us