In Georgia, the number of travelers driving this holiday is expected to increase by 3.3 percent, while air travel is expected to rise by 1.2 percent. Others means of transportation — such as by bus or by rail — is projected to see a 14 percent increase.
As Americans prepare to travel this Thanksgiving, there are a number of challenges awaiting: traffic, stepped up patrols by law enforcement and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), at least according to some travelers.
Passenger traffic at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in September increased 3.24 percent compared to a year earlier, officials said. Nearly 7.5 million people passed through the airport during the month.