Passenger boardings up in January


Good news for those in the aviation industry in North Dakota.

According to a report, passenger boardings at all eight of North Dakota’s commercial service airports were up during the month of January, in comparison to the same month last year.

Nearly 100,3000 people boarded planes in the airports, which include Grand Forks International Airport and the Hector International Airport in Fargo. The rise is up 12 percent, the report says.

Devils Lake saw the largest increase, at 28-point-8 percent, followed by Hector International Airport, at 17-point-9 percent. Grand Forks International Airport, reportedly, did not see an increase in boardings.