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TF Green Airport passengers up 4 percent in July

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) -- Rhode Island's T.F. Green Airport is continuing to see more passengers than it did last year.

Numbers released by the Rhode Island Airport Corp. show 356,974 passengers traveled through the airport in July. That was up more than 4 percent compared with the same month last year.

The number of passengers at T.F. Green has declined overall since the economic downturn began in 2008. The airport saw a 6 percent drop last year compared with 2011. Passenger counts have been up so far in 2013 compared to 2012.

People who make round trips are counted twice in the statistics.