4th of July

If You're Heading to LAX, Expect A Lot of Traffic

Monday will likely be the second busiest day of the Fourth of July travel period at Los Angeles International Airport, with 272,358 passengers and 113,779 vehicles expected to pass through the facility.

The numbers are expected to top those recorded Sunday, when 262,297 passengers and 102,487 vehicles were expected.

Airport officials forecast a record-breaking July 4 travel period for the facility, with 2.86 million passengers expected over the 11-day period that began Friday and will end one week from today.

Monday is expected to be the second-heaviest travel day of the holiday period. Friday was the heaviest day: 275,285 booked passengers and 120,531 vehicles.

The core of the holiday period is expected to show a 2.44 percent increase over the seven days that started June 29 and ends on Thursday July 5.

With July 4 falling on a Wednesday this year, the three busiest days are expected to be the Friday, Sunday and Monday after the holiday.

Copyright CNS - City News Service
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