Over the last four consecutive months, North Dakota’s airports have been able to sustain passenger demand between 15% - 20% below the 2019 pre-pandemic levels. This is an encouraging sign; however, known challenges exist within the industry that have so far prevented a full recovery in passenger numbers. Airlines have cited an inability to add additional flights due to staff shortages and the industry has still not yet seen a strong recovery in business and government travel due to persisting COVID-19 concerns.
Posted 10/19/21 (Tue) read more »
North Dakota’s eight commercial service airports posted a total of 82,371 airline passenger boardings during the month of August. This month experienced lower passenger traffic then July, but is still the second highest month of airline passenger demand experienced since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the last three months, the statewide passenger counts have been sustained at approximately 15 - 20% below pre-pandemic levels.
Posted 9/22/21 (Wed) read more »
North Dakota’s eight commercial service airports posted a total of 92,922 airline passenger boardings during the month of July. Multiple airports within the state have also reached or are close to reaching pre-pandemic passenger demand levels.
Posted 8/13/21 (Fri) read more »
North Dakota’s eight commercial service airports posted a total of 81,499 airline passenger boardings during the month of June. This month experienced the highest level of passenger traffic that the state has seen since the Covid-19 pandemic began and continues the monthly positive trend of growing airline passenger demand. The June numbers show that the state is continuing its strong recovery as it is now only 19% below the pre-pandemic passenger levels by comparison to June of 2019.
Posted 7/16/21 (Fri) read more »