Pearson prepares for the busiest day of the year

Pearson Airport

If you are planning on catching a flight today, leave early.

It's expected to be the busiest day of the year at Pearson Airport.

172,000 passengers are expected to make their way through the airport today. That would be a record for Pearson.

The GTAA says this year has been the busiest summer yet with an average of 160,000 passengers each day.