Orlando International Airport prepares for busiest spring break travel period

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando International Airport is only one day from its busy spring break travel season.


The airport expects more than 7 million people to pass through during the travel period.

That number is a 13% increase from last year.

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OIA believes Mar. 25 will be the busiest day, with about 173,000 passengers.

According to a report, the second busiest day overall at the airport was recorded last weekend, with over 89,800 passengers.

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The increased traffic also relates to increased passengers among other transportation services, including LYNX, Breeze, Avelo, Southwest and Spirit Airlines.

The travel period will end in April.

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