Minot Air Force flyover to salute Fargo’s essential workers around 2 p.m. Monday

Sanford Medical Center in southwest Fargo. Forum file photo

MINOT, N.D. — Minot Air Force Base will conduct a flyover of medical centers in Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks and Minot on Monday, May 18, to honor essential workers.

The Air Force Salute will include one B-52H Stratofortress assigned to the 23rd Bomb Squadron of the 5th Bomb Wing.

The bomber can be viewed over the following cities at these times:

1:35 p.m.: St. Alexius Health and Sanford Medical Center, Bismarck (south of hospitals, flying from northwest to southeast)

2:15 p.m.: Sanford Medical Center, Fargo (north of hospital, flying west to east)


2:30 p.m.: Altru Hospital, Grand Forks (west of the hospital, flying north)

3:25 p.m.: Trinity Medical Center, Minot (west of hospital, flying north along U.S. Highway 83)

The flyover can also be viewed at .

The U.S. Air Force performs about 1,000 flyovers each year as training missions, with no additional cost to taxpayers.

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