Crowded Calgary airport warns travellers to arrive early

Travellers heading to the Calgary airport for flights today should leave early and consider taking a taxi if they want to beat the spring break rush, officials say.

Many families travelling while students off for spring break

Travellers heading to the airport in Calgary for flights on Tuesday should leave early and consider taking a taxi, officials say.

"It’s spring break travel time at YYC and it’s busy at the airport! Leave a little extra time & check the website for flight info,” the airport tweeted.

There are also reports that parking lots and park-and-ride lots at theairport are nearly full.