Flying home for the holidays to see family and eat a home-cooked meal? Aren't you lucky. Well, not completely. Before you get the canned cranberries, you must navigate the hazards of the airport, all the delightful strangers waiting to inflict their quirks upon you.

Every stranger you'll encounter is just one of many airport types. It's like an allegorical novel, with each person a stand-in for something crappy in your life. Enjoy! These are the 10 types of people you see at the airport.

RELATED: The 10 Types of People You Meet at College
RELATED: The 10 Best Airport Restaurants in the U.S.

Also Watch