Busiest Airport During Thanksgiving

LAX is expected to take that title this upcoming holiday, according to Orbitz research.


Hermosa Beach residents planning to travel during the Thanksgiving holiday should be prepared to push their way through crowds at LAX, recently forecast to be the busiest airport in the nation this season, according to the Orbitz travel website.

Los Angeles International Airport topped the Orbitz "Busiest Airports for Thanksgiving 2011" list for travel Nov. 23-27. It took the No. 1 spot, bumping Chicago O'Hare International to No. 2., Orbitz has reported.

The website also listed the top 10 least busy Thanksgiving airports. Mineta San Jose International in San Jose, CA was No. 1 on the list, Kahului Airport in Maui, HI came in at No. 2.

Paying attention to TSA guidelines, checking in and printing boarding passes at home and mapping out parking options at airports were tips suggested by Orbitz for easier holiday travel.

Here's the complete list of busiest airports for Thanksgiving 2011, predicted by Orbitz:

  1. Los Angeles International
  2. Chicago O'Hare International
  3. Orlando International
  4. San Francisco International
  5. Boston Logan International
  6. New York LaGuardia
  7. Denver International
  8. John F. Kennedy International
  9. Newark Liberty International
  10. Seattle-Tacoma International

And the least busy airports:

  1. Mineta San Jose International
  2. Kahului Airport
  3. John Wayne Airport
  4. Jacksonville International
  5. Sacramento International
  6. Palm Beach International
  7. Bradley International
  8. San Antonio International
  9. Cleveland Hopkins International
  10. Port Columbus International



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