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LAX predicts a record in summer travelers: 24.6 million
LAX predicts a record in summer travelers: 24.6 million

Los Angeles International Airport is expected to be even more crowded than usual this summer when it serves a record 24.6 million passengers. The nation's second-busiest airport is expected to host 6.7% more travelers than last year's record of 23 million fliers, according to airport officials. The summer season will begin with a crush of travelers over the Memorial Day weekend -- an estimated 811,000 flyers, an increase of 6.7% over the same weekend last year. The busiest day of the summer is expected to be Monday, July 27, roughly the middle of the travel season, with a projected 245,000 passengers, a single-day record for LAX. Travel experts attribute the surge in...

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