MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — If you’re flying through Miami International Airport this holiday weekend, you may want to give yourself just a little bit of extra time before heading out for your flight.
Miami International Airport said Wednesday that it’s expecting more than 550,000 passengers traveling through the airport between Wednesday and Sunday.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber Claims FDOH Leaving Local Officials 'Flying Blind' During Pandemic
The Fourth of July fell on a Wednesday last year, and airport officials say weekend numbers usually spike because of cruise vacationers.READ MORE: In Time For 50th Anniversary, Walt Disney World To Sell Annual Passes Again
Greg Chin, a spokesman for the Miami-Dade Aviation Department, said travelers should try to get to the airport at least two hours before their flight this weekend because they expect large crowds and lines may be longer than usual.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Testing Sites In South Florida
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