September 21, 2008

Airline Boardings Up in N.D.

Airline passenger boardings at North Dakota's eight commercial airports increased 5.5 percent in August.

The state Aeronautics Commission says the 57,222 boardings was a 10-year high for the month of August.

The Bismarck, Jamestown and Minot airports saw decreases in boardings over the year. Bismarck had the steepest drop, with a decrease of 1,286 passengers.

Fargo saw the biggest increase, with 4,132 additional passengers. Airports in Devils Lake, Dickinson, Grand Forks and Williston also had increases.

- Associated Press Airline boardings up in N.D.

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