Regardless of the slowdown, airport officers anticipate Sunday will probably be one of many busiest days of the vacation season.
DENVER — Passenger site visitors at Denver Worldwide Airport (DIA) on the day after Christmas was lower than one-third of what it was one 12 months in the past, officers stated.
On the day after Christmas final 12 months, greater than 110,000 thousand passengers handed by means of DIA. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, officers anticipated about 34,200 vacationers on Saturday, stated Alex Renteria, a spokesperson for DIA.
“Persons are simply deciding to remain dwelling this 12 months,” Renteria stated.
Wait occasions all through safety had been not than 10 minutes.
All through the vacation season, DIA, one of many busiest airports within the nation, has seen an total decline in passengers by 49%.
Though Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are historically gradual, officers nonetheless anticipate that Sunday will probably be one in all their busiest days of the vacation season and that greater than 40,000 fliers will journey by means of the a number of concourses.
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