Orlando International Airport expects more than 2 million passengers during Thanksgiving travel

ORLANDO, Fla. — Holiday travel is underway, and Orlando International Airport is expected to be one of the nation’s top ten busiest airports.


Over the course of the 12-day travel period, the airport will host more than two million passengers.

That’s a 17% increase over last year.

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The Saturday after Thanksgiving is expected to be the busiest day.

Passengers are urged to arrive at the airport 3 hours before their flight.

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