LAX slammed during Labor Day Weekend

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The Los Angeles International Airport was a gridlock at times due to the high traffic of travelers over Labor Day Weekend.

The Los Angeles International Airport was swarmed with travelers crowding the airport and roadways nearby over the Labor Day Weekend.

Airport officials said they expected a record 817,000 travelers to pass through the airport over the holiday weekend, with Friday and Monday being the busiest.

The holiday congestion led to a gridlock outside the airport as travelers rushed to get to and from their flights.

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The rush of travelers comes after recent scares at LAX, including when a man was arrested near Terminal 3 on suspicion of driving a stolen car Sunday.

The arrest led to the entire terminal being cleared after panicked passengers ran by security, with nearly two dozen fleeing onto the tarmac.

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In the video player above, ABC7's Marc Cota-Robles speaks with passengers about their travels through LAX over the holiday weekend.

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