Orlando International Airport braces for busiest day of spring break travel season

ORLANDO, Fla. — If you have a flight out of Orlando International Airport this weekend, you might want to give yourself some extra time to get to your gate.


Saturday is expected to be the busiest day of the spring break travel season.

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Crowds were seen early Friday at OIA and some spring breakers arrive and others depart.

Airport officials predict nearly 173,000 travelers to pass through the airport on Saturday.

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Airport leaders also suggest travelers arrive three hours before their scheduled flight.

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