360 video: Florida airports gearing up for flood of travelers this weekend

Posted at 4:39 PM, Dec 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-21 16:51:28-05

Christmas is fast approaching and so are waves of travelers. Airports across the country are locked in holiday travel mode, as people all over converge on them trying to get to their holiday destinations.

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Take a look at this 360 video shot by Our Florida investigative team at Tampa International Airport showing the the crowds not only inside the terminal but also the legions of workers on the runways making it their mission to get them where they need to be. 

The TSA recommends getting to the airport at least 2 hours early to avoid any complications due to the long lines. You can also call TSA Cares at 1-855-787-2227 if you require assistance getting through the airport or are a nervous traveler. You can also go to @ASKTSA on Twitter and they can answer any travel related questions you may have.