RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Rapid City Regional Airport set a record for passengers last year.

The Rapid City Journal reports that nearly 596,000 people flew into or out of the airport in 2017. That was 1 percent more than the record set in 2010.

Airport Executive Director Patrick Dame says new seasonal service to Charlotte, North Carolina, and additional flights through the winter to Chicago helped lead to the record.

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Information from: Rapid City Journal, http://www.rapidcityjournal.com