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Long lines? Pushy passengers? Traffic tie-ups? Big delays? Tell us your Thanksgiving travel stories

November 24, 2010 |  7:13 am

TSA agent pats down an air traveler


The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is traditionally a tough day at the airport.

But this year, debate over pat-downs and full-body scanners is adding a new level of frustration.

A loose network of groups opposed to the new security measures is urging air travelers to opt out of full-body imaging machines Wednesday, in an effort to create delays in security lines. Transportation Security Administration officials said they would have extra workers on duty to deal with any slowdowns.

We want to hear and see your airport experiences today. Show us the long lines, crowds and tell us your stories: Email photos to latmetro@gmail.com or post them on Twitter (using the hashtag #LATtravel) or on our Facebook page. And if you send a photo that you want us to share, make sure to include permission to publish.

Photo: A Transportation Security Administration official conducts a search. Credit: KTLA News