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Summer 2018 Passenger Numbers Up 8% Over 2017
Summer 2018 Passenger Numbers Up 8% Over 2017
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October 23, 2018

Rapid City Airport Flights Soar In Summer 2018

Summer 2018 saw a record number of passengers traveling through Rapid City Regional Airport, reports KOTA Territory News. With an eight percent increase over summer 2017, the airport is also on track to set a new annual passenger record in 2018.

Patrick Dame, Rapid City Regional Airport’s executive director, said that the increased use of the airport is critical to adding more services and non-stop flights. The airport is currently equipped to double to the number of annual passengers served and is prepared to upgrade infrastructure to accommodate future growth.

Read more about transportation in the Black Hills in the Black Hills Knowledge Network news archive.

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