WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS) – Ready for a Fourth of July getaway? You might want to leave plenty of extra time for getting through airport security.
The Transportation Security Administration says it’s possible that Friday, June 29 “will set a new record for the busiest single day ever.” The TSA projects it will screen about 2.7 million passengers and crew on Friday.
The all-time record for TSA screenings is Nov. 28, 2004, which was a Sunday after Thanksgiving. The TSA screened 2,713,864 passengers and crew that day.