LAX sets single-day, post-COVID travel record on …
Los Angeles International Airport is bracing for its busiest weekend since early 2020.
The airport hit a single-day, post-pandemic record of over 224,000 travelers on Thursday, the airport announced. "We expect the remainder of the Memorial Day travel period to continue to be extremely busy."
LAX officials are anticipating 214,000 passengers on Friday, 205,000 on Monday, and 1.2 million total for the Memorial Day travel period (Thursday-Monday).
“Memorial Day weekend is just the start of what will be a very busy summer travel season at LAX where we expect passenger traffic to reach the highest levels we have seen in the past several years,” said Justin Erbacci, CEO of Los Angeles World Airports.
KTLA's Shelby Nelson reports on May 26, 2023.