Orlando Airport (MCO)

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Orlando Airport, known officially as Orlando International Airport (IATA: MCO, ICAO: KMCO) is located 6 miles southeast of Orlando, in the state of Florida, United States.

The airport serves as a hub for Silver Airways and, as well, as a focus city for Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways. The largest carrier in the MCO airport is Southwest Airlines and for the mid Florida region, the airport is a major international gateway with flights by foreign air carriers.

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The top ten destinations from Orlando Airport are US airports/cities with one exception: San Juan, Puerto Rico. The order from 1 to 10 is: Atlanta, Philadelphia, New York (JFK), Chicago, Newark, Dallas, Detroit, New York (La Guardia), Charlotte and, finally, San Juan.
The airport is the second busiest one in Florida: in 2015 the airport handled 38,809,337 passengers and before end 2016 the airport managed over 40.2 million passengers. This numbers makes Orlando airport’s the 9th busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic in all U.S.

Terminal information

The Orlando airport has a Main Terminal building and four airside concourses. Every concourse is accessible via elevated people movers. The Main Terminal is divided in two terminals: A and B. There are two security checkpoints between both terminals: West Hall (airsides 1 and 3) and East Atrium (airsides 2 and 4).


Terminal A

Manages domestic carriers as:

- Alaska Airlines

- Frontier

- JetBlue

- Southwest Airlines

And also major international carriers as:

- Aer Lingus

- Aeromexico

- Avianca

- Azul Brazilian Airlines

- WestJet.


Terminal A includes airside 1 and 2:

- Airside 1: gates 1-29. Handles some international arrivals (is the second one).

- Airside 2: gates 100-129. Only operated by Southwest Airlines and Virgin America.


Terminal B

Includes domestic and international carriers. The domestic ones are:

- American Airlines

- Delta Air Lines

- Spirit

- United Airlines

The major international carriers are:

- Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge

- Air Transat

- British Airways

- Emirates

- Icelandair

- LATAM Brasil

- Lufthansa

- Thomas Cook Airlines

- Virgin Atlantic


Terminal B includes airside 3 and 4:
- Airside 3: gates 30-59. Includes the United Airlines' United Club.
- Airside 4: gates 70-99. Currently serves as the airport's primary international arrivals concourse.


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- Local buses - Lynx: Connects with Downtown Orlando (40 minutes), International Drive (1hour) and Florida Mall/SeaWorld (45 minutes). Downtown Orlando: Lynx bus 11 (departs from Orange Avenue) or lynx bus 51 (departs from Conway). International Drive: Lynx bus 42. Florida Mall/SeaWorld: Lynx bus 11.


- Hotel Shuttles: Located in the Level 1 of the B-Side of the Main Terminal.

- Taxi: taxis are located in both sides of the main terminals, A and B. In A-side are located in Level 1, at Commercial Lane parking spaces (A5-A8 and A22-A25). In the B-side are located in the Level 1, at Commercial Lane parking spaces: B5-B8 and B30-B34.

- Disney's Magical Express: The 24 Walt Disney World resort hotels provide a motor coach transportation service for all the guests with resort reservations.


- Sunrail: Via the bus link to the Sand Lake Road SunRail station. The Lynx (local) bus stop is located on the A-Side of the Terminal, on the Ground Transportation Level (Level 1), at Commercial Lane spaces A38-A41.

Passport Control

Orlando airport has Mobile Passport Control App to all the passengers who wants to entry to the United States. Is the first authorized app to expedite a traveler’s entry process in the country and the eligible ones have to submit their passport information and customs declaration form to CBP via a smartphone/tablet prior to arrival.

The MCO airport has also an automated passport control kiosks (APC) with a free use and may be used by U.S. and Canadian citizens.


Cruiseline Transportation

MCO Airport serves as a major inbound gateway for cruise line passengers departing out of Port Canaveral on lines including Royal Caribbean International, Carnival Cruise Lines, Disney Cruise Line, SunCruz Casinos, and Sterling Casinos, all operating motorcoach transportation to Port Canaveral.


Contact information

Address: 1 Jeff Fuqua Blvd, Orlando, FL 32827, U.S.
Telephone:+1 407-825-2001

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