Start of Memorial Day weekend marks busy travel day at Myrtle Beach International Airport

MYRTLE Seaside, S.C. (WMBF) – Friday marked just one of the busiest times of the yr at Myrtle Beach Intercontinental Airport.

As individuals started traveling in and out for Memorial Working day weekend, some flights ended up delayed thanks to weather conditions impacting elements of the east coast.

“Well, they retain delaying it and then perhaps they will not,” mentioned Cynthia Ellis, who arrived at MYR numerous hours early right before touring to see her daughter in Boston. “I took the Lyft simply because it’s more cost-effective and the parking loads are whole.”

Speaking of the parking loads, extensive-time period parking was at potential, with vacationers diverted to overflow plenty. Officers from the Horry County Law enforcement Office have been witnessed on foot patrol with a K-9 as normal procedure.

Rae Majors-Wildman flew in from North Carolina and claimed her flight experienced some troubles.

“The flight was outrageous,” she said. “In Charlotte, we experienced a large amount of delays from we had actually terrible storms and seemingly the airplane that I had, it was coming from Savannah, and it had a chook strike.”

Officers with the airport claimed they have been making ready for their active period for a while.

“Summer is always heading to be the busiest time of the calendar year. It’s actually similar to the checking out visitors that arrives in. A lot of site visitors coming to the seashore among Memorial Day weekend all the way as a result of Labor Day,” said MYR spokesperson Ryan Betcher.

The summer time is predicted to be active for MYR, coming off the airport viewing its optimum number of passengers ever in 2021.

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