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Passengers hoping to leave Libya wait outside Tripoli International Airport on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011. Those people who managed to get out of the Libyan capital described a scene of chaos at the airport, with people shoving and climbing over one another to get on planes. (AP Photo/str)

Passengers hoping to leave Libya wait outside Tripoli International Airport on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011. Those people who managed to get out of the Libyan capital described a scene of chaos at the airport, with people shoving and climbing over one another to get on planes. (AP Photo/str)

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