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Get ready for the crush: LAX expected to be nation's second busiest airport during Thanksgiving week

Get ready for the crush: LAX expected to be nation's second busiest airport during Thanksgiving week

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) will be the busiest airport in the nation during Thanksgiving week, followed by Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), according to a travel report released Wednesday.

More than 1.3 million passengers are expected to fly out of Atlanta, and more than 1.1 million travelers are expected to depart from LAX.

The busiest time of day at airports during the Thanksgiving travel period from Saturday to Nov. 26 is 8:40 a.m. in Atlanta and 9 a.m. at LAX (local times).

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