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Pro-Palestinian protesters block airport roads at JFK&LAX Airport

Pro-Palestinian protesters block airport roads at JFK&LAX Airport

On Wednesday, as the US airlines grappled with a surge of holiday travel, pro-Palestinian demonstrators reportedly closed entrance roads to airports in New York and Los Angeles, causing traffic jams.

The protests stopped traffic near Los Angeles International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, where some passengers chose to walk instead of driving through the congested area. jfk airport protest According to police, 62 people were detained during the two protests. Travelers navigating the protest with their bags can be seen on video.

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According to the LAPD, protest activity also caused issues at Los Angeles International Airport. “The LAPD is aware that there is a protest going on near LAX. There is currently a traffic impact in the area. The LAPD posted on X, asking people to stay away from the area and keep an eye out for any updates.

Protesters are seen gathering at the airport close to the LAX sign in video. The Israel-Palestine conflict may or may not be the driving force behind the protests at LAX.

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