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Bismarck Airport Expects Crowds Throughout Holiday Season

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The holiday travel season is here, and that means the Bismarck airport will be busy. But this year, it could be even more crowded than usual.

More people are coming from cities like Dickinson and Williston to fly out of Bismarck,  and travelers should expect longer waits at ticket counters and security lines. Bismarck airport manager Greg Haug says even though it's a small airport, that doesn't mean wait times will be shorter.

"We just want to encourage people to allow extra time. The airlines have specific cutoff times at the ticket counter, and we've seen some people over the holiday weekend last weekend miss their flights because they didn't arrive at the airport on time," says Haug.

Haug says you should get to the airport about an hour and a half before your departure time.

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