BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Airline passenger numbers in North Dakota in July were up more than 4.5 percent over the year.

State Aeronautics Commission data show 98,733 boardings at the eight commercial service airports in the state last month.

Airports in Dickinson, Devils Lake, Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot and Williston saw increases from July 2017. Airports in Bismarck and Jamestown saw declines.

Boardings so far this calendar year are up about 3.3 percent from 2017, to about 626,000.