A record number 2.3 million travelers are expected to pass through Los Angeles International Airport during the Thanksgiving holiday period that started Friday, officials said. Though LAX is projected to be the third busiest airport during the holiday period, more passengers will start and end their travel at LAX than at any other U.S. airport. The busiest traffic days will be the Tuesday and Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and the Sunday and Monday after Thanksgiving, when 105,000 to 123,500 vehicles are expected to around the airport. Delays are expected, so airport officials recommend that travelers give themselves enough time to arrive to the airport. Motorists are also reminded of ongoing construction at the airport that will impact roadways, sidewalks and terminals. 24, but the busiest travel days are expected to be Friday, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and the Sunday and Monday after the holiday, according to LAX. Passengers try out the new automated TSA security checkpoint at LAX on Nov. More than one million vehicles are predicted to be at the airport in the central terminal area of the airport. Passengers are able to bypass slower travelers, or those with more belongings with the new screening lanes. (Credit: KTLA)
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-118.408530 18, 2016. Automated screening lanes designed to streamline Transportation Security Administration checkpoints have begun at United Airlines and more are expected to try out the system later.