Brief closure and construction delays were the worst of it
Despite the rough weather and widespread closures Tuesday and Wednesday, the Minden Airport was able to keep its runway open through most of the event.
“We’ve been open the whole time with the exception of about a three to four-hour period on Tuesday,” said Steven Burdeaux, airport manager. “I had to shut the runway down due to the snow melting a bit and turning into ice, which obviously creates hazards for vehicles, much less airplanes. It was probably from about 9 in the morning