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Atlanta Airport To See Bump In Thanksgiving Travel

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Airport officials expect nearly 2 million passengers to pass through Hartsfield-Jackson-Atlanta. (Getty Images)

Airport officials expect nearly 2 million passengers to pass through Hartsfield-Jackson-Atlanta. (Getty Images)

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ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta’s airport is expecting an increase in travel during Thanksgiving week.

Officials with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport say they’re anticipating a 3.3 percent jump in Thanksgiving travelers this year compared to 2012.

About 1.8 million passengers are expected to use the airport between Monday and Dec. 2.

Airport general manager Louis Miller says extra workers will be on duty to assist travelers.

Hartsfield-Jackson is the world’s busiest airport with more than 95 million passengers each year.

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