Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Airport Development Contacts

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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 (PDF, 125 KB).

Airport Developments Regions Map



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

Don Berre
Airport Program Coordinator
Phone: 612-709-0464
E-mail: don.berre@state.mn.us

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

Jenny Bahneman
Grants Specialist
Phone: 651-234-7240
E-mail: jenny.bahneman@state.mn.us

Assistant Development Engineer

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

Assistant Engineering Specialist