Millions expected to travel for Thanksgiving

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport could see anywhere from 18,000 to 20,000 travelers on the day before Thanksgiving. If you are flying in or out of Austin, take into account expected traffic as well as longer than usual wait times at security checkpo

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the busiest travel days of the year, and AAA is estimating more than 50 million people will travel for the holiday.

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is expected to see 18,000 to 20,000 travelers on Wednesday, and fliers are being advised to arrive two hours before their flight. TAP OR CLICK HERE for latest wait times at ABIA security checkpoints.

ABIA also offers status updates for those seeking to use parking lots or garages. TAP OR CLICK HERE for more information.

KVUE spoke with friends Kaitlin McAuliffe and Emily Brown visiting from Georgia. Both women say the 17-hour trip was worth it.

"We did hit some traffic on our way in, but we would do it all over again, and we plan to next year," Brown said.

Motorists may also see delays on major highways. TAP OR CLICK HERE for highway conditions across Texas.

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