Lambert Airport running smoothly on "busy" travel day

Lambert Airport running smoothly on

Credit: Mark Schnyder, News 4

Lambert Airport in St. Louis not seeing huge crowds on busiest travel day of the year.

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by Mark Schnyder

KMOV.com

Posted on November 24, 2010 at 12:34 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 13 at 6:20 AM

Maybe it was the time of day (9am to 10am) we were at Lambert Airport.  It wasn't busy at all.  You figure on one of the so-called "busiest travel days of the year," there'd be a constant crowd.

Nope.

I talked five travelers and there wasn't a complaint among them as they approached the swift-moving security line in the main terminal.

One couple said they got to the airport three hours early in anticipation of the madness but there was none of it.

I talked to another couple that had just landed after flying in from Dallas.  DFW is a huge airport.  Surely it was a circus there.

Nope.

The couple told me TSA wasn't even using the controversial scanners that's got much of the country freaking out over.  Hmm.

That same couple says they'll be flying back to Dallas on Friday.  Do they expect a lot of company that day?

Nope.

Mark Schnyder is a reporter at KMOV-TV.  He can be reached at mschnyder@kmov.com.

 

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