New record set for passenger traffic at RDU on Thanksgiving weekend

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - One of the busiest holiday travel weekends is behind us, but it left a mark at one airport in our state.

Raleigh-Durham International Airport officials say almost 55,000 people traveled through RDU on Sunday, which set a new record for traffic.

An airport spokesperson told WRAL that the traffic surpassed the previous record of 53,000, which was reached back on the Monday after Mother's Day this year.