South Dakota

Ellsworth Development Authority

EA-18G Growlers soar in PRTC while training at Ellsworth

Thune Applauds Approval of the Powder River Training Complex Expansion

Air Force Announces Approval of the Powder River Training Complex

Ellsworth group donates land for sports complex in Box Elder.

​​(Rapid City Journal)

Thune Praises Final Approval of Critical Training Airspace Expansion

Noem Discusses Expanded Powder River Training Complex (KEVN)

South Dakota Ellsworth Development Authority

hosts annual meeting 

Ellsworth protection group works to ensure base stays open.

​(Rapid City Journal)

EA-18G Growlers soar in PRTC while training at Ellsworth 

Ellsworth to lease space for private company's call center 

 Dennis Daugaard

Governor of South Dakota

In the News

Ellsworth Authority named Defense Community of the Year

• 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

Urban Close Air Support Site

Skyway Property

Freedom Estates Development

Certified Ready Business Park

​Powder River Training Complex

​​​Waste Water Treatment Plant

Noteworthy

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

Willing Seller

Willing Buyer


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

Our Mission