Orlando International Airport

Orlando International Airport - MCO

Orlando international Airport

Orlando International Airport also known by its code MCO is a major international airport located near Orlando, Florida. It serves as the gateway to Orlando's many theme parks such as Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World and much more. Orlando is the second largest airport in Florida behind Miami International Airport and features service to many European destinations such as Zürich, London, Frankfurt, Berlin, Paris and many more. Orlando International Airport has 1 terminal with 4 airsides, 4 major runways and facilities capable of handling Boeing 747 aircraft. Orlando International has a very special distinction in that it is has one of the highest ratios of passengers to flight operations. Orlando is not a very busy airport compared to others in the country, only 300,000 flight operations per year but its passenger traffic is very high for this low number.

Orlando International Airport has 1 landside airside terminal that is designed after Tampa International Airport about 70 miles southwest. This "hub and spoke" terminal design consists of one main landside terminal that houses checkin counters, shops, TSA security checkpoints, restaurants, baggage claim, pickup/dropoff and a connected Hyatt Regency. The main landside terminal is divided into two terminals, A (airsides 1 and 2) on the north side and B (airsides 3 and 4) on the south. The airsides are accessible by above ground trams and are numbered 1, 2, 3 and 4. Airside 1 contains gates 1-29 and houses Aer Lingus, Aeroméxico, Alaska Airlines, Avianca, Azul Brazil, Carribbean Airlines, Copa Airlines, Frontier Airlines, SunWing Airlines, Volaris and WestJet. Airside 2 contains gates 100-129 and houses Southwest Airlines and Virgin America. Airside 3 contains gates 30-59 and houses American Airlines, Bahamasair, Icelandair, Silver Airways, Spirit Airlines and United Airlines. Airside 4 contains gates 70-99 and houses Air Canada, Air Transat, British Airways, Emirates, Delta Airlines, LATAM Brasil/Peru, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Sun Country Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines and Virgin Atlantic. Orlando International's airsides are simple to navigate and makes for a pleasant travel experience to Orlando.

There are many facilities on the airport grounds that cater to any travelers needs. There are many parking options for travelers such as airport economy parking to local parking companies. There are also many car rental facilities on the grounds, and practically all of them are affiliates of All Star Travel. These fine companies include, Alamo, Sixt, Budget and many more. The airport is located 10 miles south of downtown Orlando and is around a 15-40 minute drive on S Semoran Blvb - FL 408 west to downtown Orlando. With countless facilities to cater to each travelers needs, getting in and out of Orlando is as easy as riding Poseidon's Fury!

Orlando is one of the most popular internet European holiday locations, and is known  as one of the main connection airports for destinations in the Carribbean. Orlando has much to offer and its main airport is one flight away.

For more information, visit www.orlandoairports.net
Fun facts:
-Orlando International Airport's code MCO comes from its former name McCoy AFB
-Orlando serves as a focus city for Frontier, Southwest and JetBlue
-Orlando international's control tower is 345ft tall, 126ft taller than the original
-Orlando International is one of the few US airports with 4 parallel runways
-Orlando has no service to Asia (except Dubai), Australia and India


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