The Fort Smith Regional Airport had a slight increase in passenger traffic in August, up 2 percent from the same period last year.

There were 7,626 commercial enplanements, or passengers boarding flights at the airport, in August.

Year-to-date enplanements are still down about 1.2 percent as of Aug. 31, according to the latest passenger traffic report. There were 59,010 enplanements at the Fort Smith airport this year by the end of August, compared to 59,728 by the end of August last year.