It's a big day for the Mandan Munical Airport.. today they unveil their brand new runway.
They held the ceremony during the Pancakes and Planes event.
Everyone came out to enjoy breakfast and while the adults checked out some of the airplanes.. they kids were getting their faces painted and some even got to take a ride in a helicopter.
Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Congressman Kevin Kramer both spoke during the runway dedication ceremony.
After they spoke, a plane came down and cut the ribbon on the brand new runway.
Mandan received a 6 million dollar grant for the project and they are now the 9th city in North Dakota to have a concrete runway and landing strip.
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