Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:26 AM by Associated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The airport in Phoenix is humming but travelers are seeing few delays as the Thanksgiving holiday weekend wraps up and families shed tears as they split up.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport had long but quick-moving lines at baggage checks and relatively short lines at security checkpoints Sunday morning as the travel crush got under way.
Many families were splitting up after a long weekend with siblings or parents.
Some like Mary Ellen Valenzuela were sending students back to college. With two boys away at school and a husband in the Army, the Goodyear resident walked her son Matthew as close to the gate as she could get.
The Air Force academy freshman says his long weekend with family was refreshing after the constant pressure at the academy.
Check out the latest events FC Tucson has scheduled.
Help those in need this holiday season
Click here to submit a news tip to us!
Become a Facebook Fan!
Sign up on KVOA.com for newsletters, exclusive deals, and more!
Win! Win! Win!
Get news, weather and more on your smartphone and tablet!
Get texts for news, traffic, deals and more!
Stories and videos with Kristi's Kids
What's happening on News 4 @ 4
Let us help grow your business
What's on KVOA and when!
Contact info for our department heads
FCC Public File of Records, Reports, and More
KVOA's on air personalities!
Work at News 4 Tucson
Complete feeds of all KVOA.com stories