Dayton sees steady flow of travelers over holiday weekend

Dayton International Airport (WDTN Photo/Maytal Levi)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – It’s one of the busiest travel days of the year as people head back home from Thanksgiving trips.  Dayton International Airport saw a steady flow of traveling throughout the weekend, but did not experience any major delays or overcrowding.

Roughly 48.7 million people are traveling during the holiday.  In Ohio, roughly two million people hit the roads or traveled the sky during the Thanksgiving holiday.  The roads were the busiest as 63% drove to their destination, while 33% took to the airways.

According to a TripAdvisor survey, Thanksgiving travel was up by 7% this year and 22% will be traveling home today from their holiday getaway. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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