United Airlines wilaunching twice daily non-stop service between Grand Forks and Denver today. Flights will depart the G-F-K just before six a-m and just after four p-m. The United flights will supplement those to Grand Forks already provided by leisure airline Allegiant and up to six daily flights to Minneapolis on Delta. Airport Executive Director Patrick Dame says landing a western hub was a goal of the airport board. Dame says they will take a pause before deciding whether to seek out additional service.
United Express carrier Skywest will operate the flights with 50 seat regional jets.