CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46) - Busy days ahead for air travel and Charlotte-Douglas International Airport is warning people to plan ahead this holiday weekend.
The airport isn't usually packed on a week day, but being the Thursday before Fourth of July vehicles were back-to-back approaching the airport.
According to AAA, airports nationwide are seeing a bump in air travelers for Independence Day. Statistics show a 4.6 percent increase over the last year, which translates to 3.44 million passengers.
Officials at Charlotte-Douglas are offering advice for those traveling this holiday weekend.
• Plan ahead.
• Follow the Airport on twitter @CLTAirport for the latest information.
• TSA advises arriving 2 hours prior to a domestic flight, 3 hours prior to an international flight.
• Check with your airline on the status of your flight before coming to the Airport.
• Check real-time parking conditions online before leaving for CLT at cltairport.com or call 704.359.5555.