Long lines snake through terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson as Memorial Day traffic peaks

Long lines snaked through the terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Friday. Friday is the busiest day for Memorial Day weekend travel. Security lines for the main checkpoint stretched through the domestic terminal atrium and began extending into baggage claim by 7:30 a.m. Waits were as long as 30-45 minutes at the South security checkpoint early Friday morning. An estimated 93,000 travelers are expected to pass through security checkpoints at the world’s busiest airport Friday.