South Dakota

Ellsworth Development Authority

Our Mission

The South Dakota Ellsworth Development Authority was created by the South Dakota Legislature in March of 2009 with the following mission:

Willing Seller

Willing Buyer

We promote the health and safety of those living or working near the base.​


​​​Waste Water Treatment Plant

​Powder River Training Complex

Certified Ready Business Park

Freedom Estates Development

Skyway Property

Urban Close Air Support Site

Ellsworth’s Impact

• Estimated to be $1 Million per day to State and Local Economy !
• Approximately 3,500 Active Duty and 1,000 Civilian Employees !
• Adds an Estimated 9,000 individuals to the population