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Dakota Pro Air

Dakota Pro Air was established in 2020. While aiming to serve the local communities of South Dakota, owner/operators, Heath Kretschmar and Marcus Suhn are here to satisfy your aerial application needs with their 30-plus years of combined experience. With established locations in Miller and Letcher, South Dakota, our aim is to provide quality, professional aerial application of seed and plant protection products.

Professional aerial Applicators

Meet the Pilots

Heath Kretschmar

Heath Kretschmar grew up in Cresbard, SD. He attended Lake Area Technical Institute and graduated with a degree in Aviation Maintenance in 1992. Heath obtained his commercial pilot rating in 1998 and began his aerial application career in 1999.

Marcus Suhn

Marcus Suhn grew up in Miller, SD. He graduated from South Dakota State University in 2008 with a degree in Aviation Education and a minor in Economics. Marcus obtained his commercial pilot rating in 2005 and began his aerial application career in 2008.

Collin Zwart

Collin Zwart grew up in Piper, KS. Collin attended South Dakota State University and has served in the SD AIR National Guard since 2012. Collin obtained his commercial pilot rating in 2020 and will begin his aerial application career in the summer of 2022.


The Kretschmars

Heath and Michelle were married in 1994. Their oldest son, Samuel, graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University in 2021 with a degree in Agriculture Accounting. Sam is working at Dakota Pro Air and pursuing his private pilot license. Their youngest son, Maxwell, graduated from Huron High School in 2021. Max is attending University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and pursing a degree in law.

The Suhns

Marcus and Jenna were married in 2014. They have four children: Bohden, 7, Annie, 5, Gentry, 3, and Crosby, 1.

The Zwarts

Collin is engaged to Erin Schoellerman. They are planning to marry in September of 2023.

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Contact us for all your aerial application needs.

Call us at 605.248.2314 or fill out the form below.