Bozeman International Airport welcomed it's first private international flight Sunday.
"It's certainly an achievement that the day we open we will actually have our first international arrival from Canada and so that's at least an early indication that this will hopefully be a success," said Airport Director Brian Sprenger.
A customs and border protection facility opened it's doors in the old terminal Sunday, allowing private, chartered flights from around the world to stop in Bozeman.
"At this point we're able to accept private and charter aircraft and it's a start for international services here," Sprenger said.
Sunday's flight was coming in from Canada, but airport officials expect travelers from several other countries around the globe to make Bozeman their destination as well.
"We're taking some leaps of faith. We believe this is the right thing for the business community and tourism community in the valley. It's hard to say quantitatively exactly what financially that will mean right now, but it opens doors that have never been opened before and we think that that chance is worth it," said Sprenger.