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Airline Boardings for April up 14%

Posted 5/15/23 (Mon)

(Bismarck, ND) The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission (NDAC) has released the monthly report that provides information relating to the airline passenger traffic at the eight commercial service airports within the state.

Commercial airline boarding numbers for April 2023 reached 87,223 passengers, representing a 14% increase from the same period last year. Seven of the commercial service airports also had higher passenger numbers than during April of 2022.

The passenger demand throughout the state remains healthy and the average statewide aircraft load factor is currently estimated at 76%. Limited weather impacts and an overall low level of flight departure cancellations for the month also helped ensure that a high-level of reliability has been available for residents and visitors.

April 2023 Airline Board Release & Statistical Information