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Airports in North Dakota have hosted more than one million passengers so far in 2013 according to numbers from the State Aeronautics Commission released this week.

The commission reported November's boarding figures and noted the total for the first eleven months of the year is over the one million mark, about 100-thousand ahead of the pace in 2012.

As for November itself, Dickinson had the largest increase over the previous year with a jump of 159% over November of 2012.

Williston continued to expand its passenger boarding numbers as well, rising 83% over one year ago.

Minot was nearly level with last November, while Bismarck dropped about 9%.

For the first eleven months of 2013, Williston is the fastest-growing airport with passenger boardings op 172% over the same period in 2012.

Dickinson is up 41%, Bismarck is up a fraction of a point, and Minot is down almost 2% from last year.

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