Busiest Airports for Thanksgiving Travel

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More than 24 million people are expected to fly this Thanksgiving weekend, about 150,000 more people than last year. This despite an increase in the price of airfare since Thanksgiving 2011.

And the crowds aren't just at the airport: Expect planes to be packed. Airplanes, on average, are expected to be nearly 90 percent full on the busiest day of one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.

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But some airports will be busier than others. Orbitz, the travel booking web site, has just released the list of the busiest - and least busy - airports over Thanksgiving weekend 2012, based on the top 50 U.S. airports . If you're traveling out of one of the most busy airports, be prepared to arrive early and wait on lines.

Most Busy Airports Nov 21 - Nov 26:

Chicago O'Hare International

Los Angeles International

San Francisco International

New York LaGuardia

Boston Logan International

John F. Kennedy International

Orlando International

Denver International

Ronald Regan National

Ft. Lauderdale International

Least Busy Airports Nov 21 - Nov 26:

Buffalo Niagara International

Jacksonville International

Nashville International

Sacramento International

Bradley International

Palm Beach International

Cleveland Hopkins International

John Wayne Airport

San Antonio International

Salt Lake City International

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