Flight Radar Animation Shows Pre-Thanksgiving Air Travel Over North America

Over 54 million Americans were expected to travel 50 miles or more from home for Thanksgiving in 2022, reaching 98 percent of pre-pandemic volumes, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA).

The busiest day was forecast to be Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving. A flight radar animation shows a snapshot of pre-Thanksgiving air travel over the United States between 6 am and 12 pm EST on Wednesday, November 23, according to Flightradar24.

The AAA forecasted that 2022 would be the third busiest Thanksgiving travel year since AAA began tracking in 2000. Credit: Flightradar24 via Storyful

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