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Pensacola International Airport expecting many travelers

Twenty- five million people are expected to fly for the Thanksgiving holiday.  
The day before Thanksgiving is typically one of the busiest travel days at airports across the country as people try to make it home in time for the big dinner.

Whether you're traveling on the road or in the air, the day before Thanksgiving can be hectic.

It's one of the busiest travel days of the year.
The holiday storm sweeping across the country has affected a number of flights.

Luckily many travelers we spoke to avoided most of the chaos.
"It wasn't really bad we just had a 15 minutes delay"

"It's been fine, we only had a 30 minute delay in Nashville, but I think we made the best of it"
Amanda Tupper
Amy Borchers - traveler
Dallas Koelling is all smiles as she sits comfortably in the seat of a mock Blue Angels jet.  
But her Thanksgiving travels got off to an icy start.

"They had to deice the runways in Chicago"
There was initial concern weather in other parts of the country would affect flights in Northwest Florida.

Delta, US Airways and Southwest were some of the airlines that experienced delays.

"Can't get enough of these"
Rosemary Lilla is glad her daughter and grandchildren were able to make it in early enough to avoid the delays that grew throughout the day.

"I was worried, I started yesterday texting her saying you need to watch, they're canceling flights So I was concerned but we were fortunate."