Number of Virginians Traveling in Thanksgiving Stays the Same

Virginia's roads will be about as crowded this Thanksgiving weekend as they were last year.

AAA says more than 1.2 million people are expected to travel between next Wednesday and Sunday. That's about the same number as last year.

Nationally , AAA says 43.6 million Americans will travel 50 or more miles away from home. That's up slightly from 2011.

Air travel is expected to decrease about 4 % this Thanksgiving holiday.