Thanksgiving air travel to be busiest ever, TSA says

Millions will fly during the holiday

Thanksgiving air travel to be busiest ever, TSA says
More than 2 million people a day will be traveling Thanksgiving week. (CNN)

(CNN) – This Thanksgiving will be the busiest ever for air travel, according to the Transportation Security Administration.

The TSA expects to screen up to 2.6 million people per day leading up to the holiday and 2.7 million the Sunday after.

That’s up at least 25 percent from normal daily numbers.

But if you’re flying on Thanksgiving Day or Black Friday, you’ll catch a break and can expect light travel days.

Here are TSA’s numbers from last year:

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