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ND passenger boardings up 12% in January



BISMARCK, N.D. – State officials say passenger boardings at North Dakota’s eight commercial service airports during January were up nearly 12% over the same month in 2019.

Nearly 100,300 people boarded planes in Bismarck, Minot, Williston, Dickinson, Grand Forks, Fargo, Devils Lake, and Jamestown during the month, according to the state Aeronautics Commission.

All airports saw an increase in boardings except Grand Forks. Devils Lake had the largest increase at 28.8%, followed by Fargo at $17.9%. Dickinson had an increase of 13.5%, followed by Bismarck at 11.8%, Minot at 9% Williston at 5.4% and Jamestown at 3.9%.