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Grand Forks International Airport, also known as Grand Forks Mark Andrews Airport, is located about 12km northwest of Grand Forks in the US state of North Dakota. The airport is easily accessed on Highway 2 and is about 7km from Interstate 29. It is also the closest U.S. international airport to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (238km). Grand Forks International Airport (GFK) is North Dakota’s busiest commercial airport and a gateway to the Northern Red River Valley. Allegiant Air flies to Las Vegas, Orlando/Sanford, and Phoenix/Mesa; Delta Connection flies to Minneapolis/St. Paul.
About Grand Forks
Grand Forks is North Dakota's third-largest city (after Fargo and Bismarck) and the county seat of Grand Forks County. The city has a population of more than 50,000, with about 100,000 people living in the total metropolitan area. Originally called Les Grandes Fourches by French fur traders, Grand Forks was established in 1870 by steamboat captain Alexander Griggs and named after its location at the fork of the Red River and the Red Lake River gives the city its name.