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Submitted Photo United Airlines marked its inaugural direct flight from Houston to Sloulin Field International Airport in Williston with a splash of water on Tuesday.

Williston gets first direct flight from Houston: Airport working for expansion

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WILLISTON — United Airlines’ inaugural direct flight from Houston touched down and taxied beneath a celebratory splash of water at Sloulin Field International Airport on Tuesday.


The 50-seat flight increases United’s flights in and out of Williston to five, a move that will help, but won’t ease the crush of passengers, said airport manager Steven Kjergaard.

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