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Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City expects holiday weekend to be busy

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday are expected to be the busiest days at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City.
by Jennifer Palmer Published: November 21, 2012
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Not nearly as many travelers are expected to fly this year as those who will drive, but airports will still be plenty packed. Wednesday, Thursday morning and Sunday are expected to be the busiest travel times this week at Will Rogers World Airport.

“Sunday will be the biggest day for returns. It will be the busiest day of the week. And that will spill over into Monday as well,” said Karen Carney, an airport spokeswoman.

With a construction project in the airport's two-story parking garage ongoing, Carney reminded airport customers that the hourly parking is in a temporary location. Drivers can follow the signs to locate hourly parking spaces on the first level of the five-story parking garage.

Travelers should continue to arrive 90 minutes before their scheduled departure time and pay attention to when the airline stops issuing boarding passes for their flight.

TSA suggestions

Other holiday travel tips from the Transportation Security Administration:

Wrapped gifts are allowed but TSA agents may have to unwrap them for inspection. Try to wait to wrap gifts until you reach your destination.

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by Jennifer Palmer
Investigative Reporter
Jennifer Palmer joined The Oklahoman staff in 2008 and, after five years on the business desk, is now digging deeper through investigative work. She's been recognized with awards in public service reporting and personal column writing. Prior to...
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