Hugs at Home: STL Photo of the Week
Posted on November 22, 2019 in Photos
Today kicks off the Thanksgiving holiday travel rush, which is expected to last 11 days through Monday, December 2. St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) is expecting a three percent increase in departing passengers over those 11 days. The busiest day for air travel is expected to be Wednesday, November 27 with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) projecting 24,000 travelers going through security at STL. The TSA projects Sunday, December 1 as the second busiest day, with 23,400 travelers projected to go through security at STL. STL is has served nearly 12 million passengers through the first nine months of 2019, which is a 2.3 percent increase from the same period in 2018. The increase in holiday travelers will help sustain STL’s year-over-year growth, setting STL up for another straight year of increased growth. If you are traveling for the holiday, be sure to arrive early, allow extra time to get through security, and stay up-to-date on your flight status by checking with your airline.