- Associated Press - Friday, May 27, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The big Memorial Day weekend travel period is underway at Los Angeles International Airport.

Officials expect 849,000 passengers to pass through LAX during the period, with the heaviest loads on Friday and Monday.

Domestic travelers are urged to arrive at their terminal at least two hours before boarding time. The recommendation is three hours for international fliers.

LAX expects to handle a record 24.5 million passengers during the summer travel season, which lasts until Labor Day.

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