Atlanta airport security lines snake through terminal

Airport security lines at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport snaked out from the main security checkpoint through the terminal and back through baggage claim Saturday morning as holiday travelers began their trips.

Credit: Kelly Yamanouchi

Credit: Kelly Yamanouchi

Credit: Kelly Yamanouchi

Credit: Kelly Yamanouchi

Credit: Kelly Yamanouchi

Credit: Kelly Yamanouchi

Amid the long lines, the Transportation Security Administration at mid-morning Saturday was using a form of expedited screening using bomb-sniffing dogs with fewer security lanes open.

Credit: Kelly Yamanouchi

Credit: Kelly Yamanouchi

Lines were also long at some airline ticket counters.

Credit: Kelly Yamanouchi

Credit: Kelly Yamanouchi

The Atlanta airport expects a record number of passengers this year and during the holiday season.

Long lines at TSA checkpoints have plagued the airport during peak times in recent months.