Fresno YosemitePassenger traffic at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport increased by 4.3 percent in the first half of 2014 over the year before, beating out the national growth rate of just under 1 percent.

A total of 704,070 passengers flew in and out of Fresno in the first six months of the year compared to 675,044 during the same period in 2013.

The airport attributed the increase to additional flights from existing carriers like Frontier Airlines going from three flights a week to four.

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