WASHINGTON (AP) — The variety of folks screened at airport checkpoints final Sunday set a report as folks streamed dwelling after a four-day vacation weekend.
The Transportation Safety Administration mentioned Thursday that its officers screened 2,795,014 passengers and airline crew members, barely beating a report set simply 5 weeks earlier, over the Memorial Day weekend.
TSA screens about 2.2 million folks on a median day.
The highest 4 days and eight of the busiest 10 in TSA historical past have occurred this yr, as airways report booming journey demand.
TSA says that regardless of Sunday’s report crowds, fewer than 1% of passengers waited 30 minutes or extra in checkpoint traces. The company is telling summer time vacationers to reach on the airport two hours earlier than a home flight and three hours earlier than a world one.