Rapid City airport closes due to snow

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KELO) — The Rapid City Regional Airport is closed to the winter storm in the area.

Visibility deteriorated throughout Saturday morning to the point that staff can no longer plow or operate equipment.

All commercial flights for the afternoon have been cancelled. 

Airport officials are evaluating when the facility will re-open. They expect to release updates Saturday afternoon.

Check the status of Rapid City Regional Airport online.

Winter Weather Resources

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🚗 Driving

You can view road conditions in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota or Wyoming. You can also call 511.

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You can check airport delays at Sioux Falls Regional Airport or Rapid City Regional Airport. If you are flying to a major hub, be sure to check that airport’s status as well. Some common hubs out of KELOLAND are: Minneapolis/St. Paul, Denver or Chicago (O’Hare).

You can check the up-to-the-minute travel waivers from each airline’s website: Delta, American, United, Frontier or Allegiant.

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If a school is closed or a church or a major event is canceled, hear about it first from the KELOLAND Closeline. If you need to submit a closing, here are the instructions.

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