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Commercial airline boardings up nearly 12% in North Dakota

February 16, 2020 GMT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — 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, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Fargo, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Minot and Williston 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%.