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The Busiest Days to Travel at the Airport

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Skyscanner has looked at 2017 data to find some of the busiest days to depart and arrive at airports across the United States. 

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What is the busiest day to depart?

According to Skyscanner flight trends data, the busiest day to depart was December 22, 2017. We also saw spikes for Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day Weekend.

It is interesting to note that the Thanksgiving period represented a staggered departure period instead of a single day to leave. 

What is the busiest day to arrive home?

According to Skyscanner flight trends data, the busiest day to arrive home was January 2, 2017. We also saw spikes for Memorial Day, Labor Day, and the Sunday after Thanksgiving.