MYR expecting an increase in travelers for the holidays

MYR expecting an increase in travelers for the holidays

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Airports in Myrtle Beach and Charleston will both see an increase in travelers this holiday season.

At the Myrtle Beach International Airport, an estimated 25,000 travelers are expected to go through it from now until Dec. 30, according to airport officials. That represents a 15 percent increase from 2016.

Charleston International Airport is also expecting an increase in travelers this year, with an estimated 200,000 passengers anticipated over the next two week, 30,000 more than 2016.

Out of the 107 million Americans who will travel for the holidays, AAA estimates 4.5 million will be traveling in the Carolinas.

About 1.4 million of them will be from in South Carolina.

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