North Dakota airline boardings climb nearly 20 percent

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Airline boardings across North Dakota are up 19 percent compared to this time last year, the Fargo-Moorhead Forum reports. The oil rich region of western North Dakota continues to see the most significant aviation growth. Minot's boardings were up 53 percent and Williston set another record in October with more than 2,400 boardings.

Delta Air Lines added two nonstop daily flights between Williston and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport earlier this month.

United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and Great Lakes Airlines also serve the area.

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