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Gillette airport ends 2023 on strong note

GILLETTE (WNE) - The Northeast Wyoming Regional Airport ended 2023 on a high note with its busiest month in nearly a year and a half.

December had 5185 passengers, making it the strongest month the airport has had in terms of passenger traffic since July 2021. It also was the first time the airport crossed the 5000-passenger mark since August 2021.

November was the second strongest month of the year, with 4984 passengers. That month, the airport went back to having two daily roundtrip flights to Denver.

In total, 54,332 passengers flew into or out of t...