(Bismarck, ND) — Airline boardings at North Dakota’s airports are still below pre-pandemic levels, but they continue to climb. The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission says more than 836-thousand people have boarded through the state’s eight commercial service airports this year. That’s up 10-percent compared to last year, but still down five-percent compared to 2019. Williston Basin International has seen the largest year-to-date jump compared to 2022, with nearly 22-percent more boardings. Boardings at Fargo Hector International Airport are up 10-percent year-to-date compared to 2019. Minot’s boardings are down about 14-percent and Bismarck’s are down 17-point-five-percent.