Ellsworth Authority named Defense Community of the Year

Urban Close Air Support Site

Skyway Property

• 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

Ellsworth’s Impact


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

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

Our Mission

 Dennis Daugaard

Governor of South Dakota

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