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AAA, North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization, recently released a report saying that about 50.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during Thanksgiving this year.
This represents a 3.3% increase over 2016 with the weekend expected to witness the highest Thanksgiving travel volume over the last 12 years.
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TSA Changes Could Make Thanksgiving Travel Even More Painful
There’s nothing fun about traveling during the holidays—especially Thanksgiving.
And now, in addition to all of that, the airport security line could be a new sort of nightmare.
The Transportation Security Administration is in the midst of phasing in new procedures that could increase wait times in security lines at airports across the country, according to Politico.
TSA Administrator David Pekoske told Politico that travelers could experience some of the longest wait times of the year on Sunday.
The new regulations come after a recent investigation of TSA’s effectiveness in finding dangerous items showed many holes in the group’s procedures.
A Guide to (Somewhat) Painless Thanksgiving Travel
as informed in ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) – Many people are already on the way to their Thanksgiving destinations, and if they’re not they’re behind in the travel game.
AAA projects that nearly 50.9 million people will be traveling at least 50 miles to get to their holiday destination.
Kris Reibling and his mom Ann Patterson traveled nearly 650 miles from Louisville Kentucky and arrived in the Twin Tiers this afternoon.
Traveling by plane puts them in the group of nearly 4 million that will be traveling by air this weekend, which is also up by 5% from last Thanksgiving.
Said Patterson, but her son Reibling says this was probably the easiest travel they’ve had from Louisville to Elmira.
Thanksgiving Airport Travel
Worst: Saturday at 4 p.m.Airport TrafficGeorge Bush Intercontinental Airport is the 15th busiest airport for Thanksgiving week, according to Hopper.
Worst: Saturday at 2 p.m.Airport TrafficLos Angeles International Airport is the second busiest airport for Thanksgiving week, according to Hopper.
Worst: Saturday at 3 p.m.AirportPhiladelphia International Airport is the 22nd busiest airport for Thanksgiving week, according to Hopper.
Worst: Saturday at 3 p.m.AirportPhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is the 13th busiest airport for Thanksgiving week, according to Hopper.
Worst: Saturday at 3 p.m.AirportRonald Reagan Washington National Airport is the 25th busiest airport for Thanksgiving week, according to Hopper.