DENVER (CBS4) – It was not your common Thanksgiving weekend at Denver Worldwide Airport, passenger quantity was manner down — half from final 12 months — however well being officers are nonetheless nervous in regards to the potential impacts this will have.
“It was horrible. They’re not social distancing in any respect. The planes are full,” traveler Abryanna Bibbs mentioned.
Bibbs and her mother thought their journey to Las Vegas wouldn’t see as many individuals packed collectively, however they have been incorrect.
“It’s disappointing so we most likely gained’t be touring once more,” Bibbs mentioned.
Denver Worldwide Airport estimated 40,000 folks would undergo the checkpoint Sunday, which makes it the busiest it has been since mid-March.
“All people had masks on, it was fantastic,” Shelby Willamson.
The Williamsons got here again from St. Louis and thought their journey was fairly unremarkable.
“It felt prefer it was regular, it was type of full, however good,” Williamson added.
Denver Worldwide Airport has added measures to attempt to maintain folks secure from COVID-19, together with sanitization stations, elevated cleanings, and extra trains to keep away from crowding, however till there’s a vaccine extensively accessible, passengers might be cautioned towards journey, one thing that may doubtless final via Christmas and past.