The holiday season is around the corner and the Esri’s newly published air traffic analysis comes as a blessing in disguise. The company has published an interactive map of the air traffic trends from the past three years for December 23, which is a peak travel time during Christmas. These maps use historical traffic data from mapping company HERE and highlight the traffic changes through animated GIFs of the 5 busiest airports of the US.
Titled as “How Holiday Travel Affects Traffic around America’s Busiest Airports” the map provides the updates of a 24-hour period of: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX); Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport (DFW); O’Hare International Airport (ORD); Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL); and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) – of the US.
The dynamic traffic map allows you to discover how far you can drive in an hour from America’s five busiest airports during the holiday season. Explore each city and view live traffic conditions for the US, as well as each city and airport. Published as a story map on Esri open platform, the map has been made available to share on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. The map also shows you live traffic updates of these airports.