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Record number of travelers expected at Milwaukee's airport

MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- A record number of travelers are expected to fly out of General Mitchell International Airport over Christmas and New Years.

Cheaper airfares and parking costs are expected to increase the busy travel time.

Officials expect more that 252,000 travels between Saturday and January 3rd.

That's about a 41 percent increase over last year.

If you're flying out Wednesday December 23rd, expect lines. It's expected to be the busiest day.

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