Easter Weekend Travel was Busiest in 3 Years!
Long lines, major crowds, and a busy weekend. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that Easter Weekend Travel was the busiest it has been in 3 Years!
Orlando International Airport saw record crowds this weekend with Spring break/Easter travel being one of the busiest times at OIA. In 2021, over 5 million passengers passed through the airport, with an estimated 7.4 million visiting this year.
The Airports geared up and travelers packed an extra dose of patience during this busy time.
Busy Travel Weekend
The TSA said this was one of the busiest travel weekends in three years. https://t.co/murELwbJIG
— WFTV Channel 9 (@WFTV) April 18, 2022
Long lines and full flights were the norm this weekend as travelers enjoyed spring vacations to Orlando. The lines were backed up to the food courts for most of the weekend.
Travel is definitely picking up again and OIA is getting busier. In fact, it was recently announced as one of the busiest airports in the world.
Approximately 25% of Americans were traveling this weekend in addition to addition of spring breakers and Easter travelers. The good news is that OIA did not see any major travel delays or cancellations, though Monday is a high traveling day.
Travelers should leave early and plan accordingly to account for these crowds.
Why The Surge?
Historically, Easter weekend and Spring Break has always been a busy time period as vacationers soak in the great weather and mild temps.
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Feature Photo and Article Source: WFTV Channel 9