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XNA Puts Up its Best Year; Boards 725K Passengers

XNA Puts Up its Best Year; Boards 725K Passengers

The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport broke its record for the number of passengers boarding flights for the fourth year in a row.

The airport announced its record enplanements on Tuesday, saying 2017 saw 725,284 passengers depart from XNA. That was a 3.7 percent increase over 2016, and it was the first time the airport eclipsed 700,000.