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Pearson airport braces for March Break rush

Thousands of passengers bound for the United States wait in line-ups due to security delays at Pearson Airport in Toronto on Sunday December 27, 2009. More than 108,000 passengers are expected to travel through the airport on March 9, 2012.

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Pack your passport and your patience.

Pearson International Airport is expected to be extra busy today as families get a jump start on March Break.

More than 108,000 passengers are expected to travel through the airport today alone.

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On a typical day, there are around 90,000 passengers traveling through the airport.

In order to keep young travellers entertained as they wait, the airport is offering family-friendly entertainment at Terminal 1 post-security, near gate D20.

There are colour-on walls, puppeteers and sand sculptures.

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