ORLANDO, Fla. — It was a busy Sunday at Orlando International Airport (MCO).
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This same day last year, just 8,465 people flew out of MCO. This year airport officials said they are expecting over 64,000.
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The airport is projecting pre-pandemic travel numbers on Memorial Day.
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Officials expect that nearly 300,000 people will fly out of MCO this holiday weekend, compared to last year when that number was just over 45,000.
The terminal C TSA line right now at MCO. Current wait time: 16-20 minutes. Not bad, but busier than we’ve seen during the pandemic. @WFTV pic.twitter.com/6loWyzay8x— Ashley Edlund (@AshleyEdlund) May 30, 2021
Officials believe Monday will be the busiest travel day of the holiday weekend, with many people returning home.
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