Rapid City Regional Airport plans to open Friday

UPDATE: 9:40 p.m. The Rapid City Regional Airport says that it plans to re-open on Friday if the weather permits.

According to the airport, crews have cleared the main runway. Passengers should check their airline for flight information.

UPDATE: 4:00 p.m. Airport is hoping to re-opening the runway at 7:00PM Thursday night if the weather continues to improve. All arrivals and departures for Thursday have been cancelled with the exception of one arrival from Denver Thursday evening at 9:34 p.m. Please contact your airlines for any and all changes.

UPDATE: The Rapid City Airport is currently closed due to a late season winter storm.

While the commercial flight runway is shut down, the main terminal remains open and not all flights have been cancelled as the airport hopes to open later today if conditions improve.

UPDATE: Both the incoming and departing Allegiant flights to Mesa have been cancelled. The only flight that has not been cancelled is a United flight arriving from Denver at 9:34 p.m. tonight.

Stay tuned for any updates.

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Most of today’s flights in and out of Rapid City Regional Airport have been cancelled.

So far only three flights have not been cancelled, including two Allegiant flights in and out of Mesa and one United flight arriving from Denver.

The Rapid City Regional Airport is urging travelers to continue to check their flight statuses throughout the day.

So far the airport has not indicated that it plans to close due to the storm, but NewsCenter1 will keep you updated with any new information.

You can check flight statuses here.

You can also stay updated on the storm by visiting our weather page to see the latest forecast, an interactive radar map and photos of road conditions through the DOT’s road cameras.

You can also visit our closings page to check on any business, school or medical closings.

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