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Lambert-St. Louis International Airport beat projections with a significant increase in boarding passengers during the Thanksgiving Holiday week. Lambert's estimated enplanements rose 12 percent over a year ago with approximately 158,000 passengers flying out of St. Louis from Monday, Nov. 19 through Monday, Nov. 26. About 141,000 passengers boarded planes during the same time period in 2006. Enplanements are just boarding passengers; arriving passengers likely doubled the traffic throughout the airport during the holiday week. National projections showed an average increase in air travel for Thanksgiving of around four percent.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in St. Louis reports that the highest volume of screened passengers occurred on Sunday, Nov. 25. On that day 24,900 passengers were screened into the concourses-four percent over the same day in 2006.
The next busiest day at Lambert was Monday, Nov. 26 (24,016) followed closely by the Wednesday before Thanksgiving (23,915).