Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the busiest airport in the world, is expecting nearly half as many holiday travelers compared to last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the airport said.
The airport is projecting that 2.1 million passengers will travel during the holiday period from Dec. 17 through Jan. 3. This would be a decline of 47% from a year ago, Jennifer Ogunsola a spokesperson for Hartsfield-Jackson told CNN based on projections.
Sunday, Dec. 27, is projected to be the busiest travel day with more than 156,000 passengers.
Concourses A and B are expected to be the most active. Both concourses are projected to serve more than 500,000 passengers each during the holiday period.