March Break Prompts Massive Number of Passengers at Pearson Airport in Mississauga


It’s officially the weekend, which means March Break is upon us — and quite a few people have gotten an early start on their travelling plans.

According to Toronto Pearson Airport, today (Friday, March 8) is considered to be the airport’s busiest March Break travel day.

Around 5:30 p.m., the airport reported that “operations are normal but busy with 144,000 passengers expected to flow through the airport today.”

We can likely continue to expect a high number of passengers flooding through the airport during the upcoming week as well as next weekend (March 11 to March 17).

The break ends on Monday, March 18.

If you’re also planning to travel with Pearson soon, it’s advised to be prepared for the busy conditions and especially important to check the status and schedule of your flight before heading to the airport.

Residents can also check their flight’s status by directly contacting their airline.

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