Holiday travelers descend on Lindbergh Field; Greeted with long lines, delays

More than 55K travelers expected today

SAN DIEGO - The rain and snow along the East Coast may have had a domino effect on the flights at Lindbergh Field this week, but that hasn’t stopped scores of passengers from continuing to flood into the airport to carry out their holiday travel plans.

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10News spoke with a couple who was headed back home to New York. They were scheduled to leave on Wednesday, but the weather changed their plans. Sunday morning, they were the first ones in line and said no matter what they're going to make it home.

Airport officials said so far on Sunday, they haven’t seen any cancellations. However, there were a few scheduled delays already. Those flights were scheduled to leave later this morning and afternoon.

Usually, only about 45,000 passengers travel through Lindbergh Field daily. But this weekend, airport officials said they were expecting more than 55,000 passengers to make their way through the terminals each day. 

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