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Biggest Airport Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

GOBankingRates Logo By Caroline Banton of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 21: <p>Domestic airlines transported 823 million passengers in 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Most travelers who pass through the nation’s airports harbor certain ideas about them and flying — some of which are true, and some are false.</p><p>For example, the belief that air travel can be dehydrating — that's true. Humidity levels in the cabin are usually less than 20 percent, whereas in the home they're often higher than 30 percent, according to the World Health Organization. But another popular belief — that airlines will cancel a flight if there are only one or two passengers — isn't true. Click through to <a href="https://www.gobankingrates.com/personal-finance/40-airport-secrets-only-insiders-know/">uncover the biggest airport rumors</a> you shouldn't believe.</p>

Domestic airlines transported 823 million passengers in 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Most travelers who pass through the nation’s airports harbor certain ideas about them and flying — some of which are true, and some are false.

For example, the belief that air travel can be dehydrating — that's true. Humidity levels in the cabin are usually less than 20 percent, whereas in the home they're often higher than 30 percent, according to the World Health Organization. But another popular belief — that airlines will cancel a flight if there are only one or two passengers — isn't true. Click through to uncover the biggest airport rumors you shouldn't believe.

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