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Big crowds at LAX expected to break Labor Day weekend record

Big crowds at LAX expected to break Labor Day weekend record

If you are flying out of Los Angeles International Airport this holiday weekend, be prepared to fight through record crowds. LAX expects to serve 835,500 passengers through the Labor Day weekend, a 7% increase over last year's total of 780,716, the record for the holiday weekend, according to the airport. The busiest day of the weekend will be Friday, when an estimated 228,000 passengers will pass through the airport, followed by Monday, when 216,700 passengers are expected to shuffle through, airport officials said. The Auto Club of Southern California has forecast that 2.5 million Southern California residents will travel at least 50 miles from home for the holiday weekend, a 1%...

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