ATLANTA — TSA screening agents at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport who handled the mass exodus from Atlanta on Monday following Super Bowl LIII set a new record for passengers, according to officials.

On Monday, 101,999 passengers were screened at Hartsfield-Jackson, eclipsing the prior record by about 9 percent.

Mark Howell with the TSA says they also screened 53,781 checked bags on Monday. The previous record was 93,082 passengers, which was set on the Friday prior to Memorial Day in 2018.

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