ORLANDO, Fla. – Though the holiday break journey season isn’t just about anything like it was before COVID-19 struck, officials at Orlando International Airport mentioned they’ve witnessed far more flights than envisioned in the latest weeks.
According to the Better Orlando Aviation Authority, OIA is starting off the new 12 months as the busiest airport in the region for departures.
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More than 60,000 travellers departed OIA on each Saturday and Sunday and for the 8-working day time period from Dec. 27, 2020 to Sunday, OIA experienced the most departing travellers in the country, a news release claimed.
|Date||2019-20 precise selection of departures||Day||2020-21 projected range of departures||2020-21 precise range of departures|
|Dec. 27, 2019||80,355||Dec. 27, 2020||44,571||51,876|
|Dec. 28, 2019||85,161||Dec. 28, 2020||41,540||43,092|
|Dec. 29, 2019||80,727||Dec. 29, 2020||36,910||38,715|
|Dec. 30, 2019||80,174||Dec. 30, 2020||36,426||47,478|
|Dec. 31, 2019||66,857||Dec. 31, 2020||26,007||38,456|
|Jan. 1, 2020||73,625||Jan. 1, 2021||28,385||42,063|
|Jan. 2, 2020||79,009||Jan. 2, 2021||42,643||60,680|
|Jan. 3, 2020||82,063||Jan. 3, 2021||44,971||60,855|
The 21-working day holiday vacation period formally finishes on Thursday.
Officers stated travelers possible feel safe coming via OIA simply because of enhanced cleaning protocols and audio and visible reminders to social length and observe other Facilities for Disorder Management and Avoidance recommendations to cease the spread of the fatal respiratory sickness.
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