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July Airline Boardings Up

July Airline Boardings Up

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Four North Dakota airports set records for passenger boardings in July.

The state Aeronautics Commission says Dickinson and Williston in the western oil patch got a boost from additional flights and set records.

Dickinson had an 84 percent jump over the year and Williston a 220 percent jump.

The Fargo and Grand Forks airports both had their best July on record.

Overall, the state's eight large airports saw an over-the-year increase in boardings of 13 percent.

Aeronautics Commissioner Larry Taborsky says the number of passengers flying from North Dakota airports is now double what it was 10 years ago.

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