Grand Forks Region: 1st for UAS – Best for Business

Research & Testing

The Grand Forks region leads the nation in UAS research and testing through unique public-private partnerships defining new ways to integrate unmanned systems and technologies into business and industry.
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Commercial UAS Park

The nation’s only UAS business & aviation park is redefining the industry. On 217 acres adjacent to the Grand Forks Air Force Base, tenants have access to open skies, runway, and communication systems that make flying a breeze.

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Education & Training

The Grand Forks region is home to many of the nation’s first and most comprehensive programs specializing in unmanned systems workforce development.

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Innovation Corridor

Take advantage of the Grand Forks region’s energy, entrepreneurial culture and innovation hubs supporting drone integration and development. Grand Forks is where you need to be. We’ll help you get here.

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Why Grand Forks?

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Drone Biz Luncheons

2nd Thursday of each month

Expanding networking opportunities among the Grand Forks region's businesses, entrepreneurs, and the drone industry. New speakers and venues each month.


Operational UAS integration test site


UAS post-secondary
training programs


UAS business & aviation park


Dedicated UAS education center on a university campus


Night flight approval
for law enforcement


Beyond Visual Line of Sight authorization