LAX to Be Among the Busiest U.S. Airports for Thanksgiving Holiday; Record Number of Travelers Expected

Los Angeles International Airport is shown in a file photo on Nov. 23, 2011. (Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Los Angeles International Airport is shown in a file photo on Nov. 23, 2011. (Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

With more Americans hitting the road — and the skies — for the Thanksgiving holiday, travelers stuck at airports can expect longer lines and bigger headaches.

The busiest airport is expected to be Chicago O’Hare International Airport, followed by Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport, according to an analysis by the travel site Orbitz.com.

Airport officials expect 2.3 million travelers to fly through LAX during the holiday week, an 8% increase from the record set in 2015.

But the busiest airports don’t always cause the worst headaches.

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