Thanksgiving traffic at Palm Beach International to grow by 5 percent

The number of passengers flying in and out of Palm Beach International Airport during the busy Thanksgiving week rush is expected to grow by 5 percent this year, airport officials said Friday.

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The airport estimates between 160,000 and 170,000 travelers will pass through its doors during Thanksgiving week, up from 155,000 during the same time period last year.

The busiest travel days are expected to be Wednesday, Nov. 23 and Saturday, Nov. 26, airport officials said.