Record Breaking Year For Bangor International Airport

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BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Last year was a record year for air passengers in Bangor.

Airport officials say nearly 550,000 people flew out of Bangor in 2017...a 10% increase from the year before.

From May on, Bangor International Airport had 8 consecutive record breaking months.

Officials attribute the growth to an increase in seats from the airlines and increased demand to fill those seats.

This year marks the airport's 50th anniversary.