Hector International Airport breaks passenger record

(FARGO) -- Hector International Airport is continuing to see an increased trend in passenger traffic, with the month of July setting another passenger record for the airport.

In July, a record 44,902 passengers boarded a plane for a flight out of Hector. The previous record for July, set in 2019, was 43,437 passengers. This year's boarding numbers marked a 13 percent increase over last year's numbers. The numbers also included a total passenger count of 89,022, up 13 percent over the same time last year. The passenger count takes into consideration departures and arrivals at Hector International Airport.