The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically cut operations at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport by 60%, according to an airport official.
In the past 10 days, operations -- categorized by officials as the combination of departures and arrivals -- were down from 2,700 on average to 1,100 on Monday.
The airport official said many employees were teleworking, while essential workers are still reporting for work.
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson is known as the “world’s busiest airport” and is often listed among the top airports ranked in passenger traffic and flights. More than 107 million passengers flew through Hartsfield-Jackson in 2018.