Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms posted on Twitter on Saturday that busiest airport in the world and their families will be affected if the partial closure of the federal government keep on going.

@ATLairport is the largest employment center in the world and the largest in the state. More than 26,000 private individuals, many of whom are working at the present time, and their families will also be affected if this #govermentshutdown does not end NOW.

– Bas Keisha Lance (@KeishaBottoms) January 5, 2019

Federal workers, including Transportation Safety Administrators, Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controllers and United States Customs and Border Protection Officers are considered essential workers and work without pay.

Some airports have been affected by an increase in Transportation Safety Administration Workers To be absent because of illness, CNN reported. The TSA workers' union said the John F. Kennedy, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham and Dallas-Fort Worth airports in New York had been hit, according to CNN.

TSA on his Twitter account acknowledged that the problem started during the holidays and has increased, but "has minimal impact". Nevertheless, waiting times could be affected "according to the number of calls".

Statement on "Diseases" at the national level, reported by CNN's Rene Marsh and Gregory Wallace. #New pic.twitter.com/RK0wiFLRJt

– TSA (@TSA) January 4, 2019

The shutdown began last month, but most federal employees were paid on December 28. Their next pay check is scheduled for January 11 and they may miss a paycheck if closure continues, according to Jamie Dupree of WSB Radio.

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport provides free parking for TSA employees when the federal government stops. Uniformed TSA employees can park for free at Level 4 of the daily parking deck by presenting their employee badge to the CT30 cashier at the exit, according to the Atlanta City Aviation Department.