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BRD Commission & Administration

The Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission controls, operates, and manages the jointly owned City/County airport operations. It establishes policy in order to ensure that quality aviation related services are provided to the Brainerd Lakes regional area.

The city of Brainerd’s ordinance regarding the Airport Commission requires approval from Crow Wing County. The ordinance states that lay members are appointed for three-year terms. City Council and County Board representatives are appointed annually. The Committee is comprised of six members. Three members are appointed by the City, one of which must be a City Councilperson. Council President recommends nomination/Council approves. Three members are appointed by the County, one of which must be a County Commissioner. Airport Director is an ex-officio member.

Meeting Information

The Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission meets the first Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the Airport Conference Room

For more information about the Airport Commission, as well as the qualifications to serve, visit the City of Brainerd.

Airport Commissioners

Kevin Yeager

Chair/City Appointee

(218) 838-3483

Steve Barrows

County Liaison

(218) 820-8199

Glen Nygard

Vice-Chair/City Appointee



Dave Albers

County Appointee

(651) 249-3127


Darrel Palmer

County Appointee

(816) 883-1012


Kevin Stunek

City Council Liaison

(218) 839-1815