Orlando International Airport sees big crowds during Easter holiday weekend

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando International Airport is seeing big crowds as people travel to their holiday weekend destinations.

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If you’re flying out Saturday, be prepared to see long lines and packed flights.

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Channel 9 reporter Phylicia Ashley was out at Orlando International Airport on Saturday morning, including for some of the peak travel times.

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Due to the crowds, the best time to make it from check-in to your gate is three hours.

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That is also what airports are recommending because this is one of the busiest travel times of the year.

Data shows 25% of Americans will travel this weekend with the addition of spring breakers and Easter travelers.

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OIA did not see any major burst of delays or cancellations Saturday morning.

Peak travel runs through Tuesday, and Monday is the next high point for traveling.

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