In an article in the Bradenton Herald, projections are for about 528,000 travelers passing thru the Fort Lauderdale/ Hollywood International Airport during the week of Thanksgiving which runs November 24th thru December 1st.
The Broward County Aviation Department estimates there will be approximately 66,000 passengers per day and the last 2 days are expected to be the busiest as folks return home from the holiday with family and friends.
Expansion is underway for a new south runway, with completion expected year end 2014. At present, the airport serves as a hub for more than 23 million passengers each year. The south runway once completed, will accomodate larger commercial jet aircraft.
With anticipated direct flights from many destinations outside Florida, the Fort Lauderdale Real Estate market can expect a boom with folks looking for a winter getaway to espcate the cold.