Orlando airport: Orlando International Airport (MCO)

Orlando International Airport

Orlando International Airport is the busiest airport in Florida which 35 million travelers use per year. There is one terminal, but this is divided in four ‘airsides’. Airside 1 and 2 on the north side, form together, Side A (also named Terminal A) and Airside 3 and 4 on the south side, form Side B. On a map you can see which side your airline is on. From the Central Hall the airsides are accessible with a ‘people mover’, cabins that are pulled by a cable.

Address

Orlando International Airport
1 Airport Boulevard
Orlando
Florida 32827-4399
United States of America

Airport codes

IATA airport code: MCO
ICAO airport code: KMCO

Transport

Local transport

Train

There is no train connection with the airport.

Car and bus

The airport is 15 kilometers southeast of Orlando along the intersection of state roads 436 (Semoran Boulevard) and 528 (Bee Line/Beach Line Expressway). Both roads conclude at Interstate 4. Most attractions can be accessed through this road, including Disney World.

From Side A, Lynx buses leave to the center of Orlando (lines 11 and 51, takes 45 minutes) and to International Drive (line 42, takes one hour). There are shuttle buses to several destinations, but not to Disney World, International Drive, Universal Studios or Lake Buena Vista.

Car rental - Orlando International Airport

At the airport (Level 1, ground floor) there are counters from car rental companies: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, L&M and National. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, They compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.

Taxi

Taxis are at both the north Side A as well as the south Side B - Yellow City Cab (tel: +1(0)407 422 2222). For an indication of the rates: center of Orlando $35.00, International Drive $40.00, Lake Buena Vista $47.00 and Disney World $55-$60.00.

Airport Parking

On the Cell Phone Parking Lot you can park for free for a short time to pick up or drop off passengers. In the parking garage of the terminal you can park free for the first 40 minutes, then the rate is $1.00 per 20 minutes with a maximum of $17.00 per day. On the Satellite parking area you pay $9.00 per day. There is a shuttle bus that goes from this area to the terminal. For further information about parking (tel: +1(0)407 825 2290).

Services

Services

Hotels

In the terminal there is the Hyatt Regency Orlando International (tel: +1(0)407 825 1234). Other hotels in the vicinity include: AmeriSuites Northeast Hotel (tel: +1(0)407 240 3939), AmeriSuites Northwest Hotel (tel: +1(0)407 816 7800), Courtyard by Marriott (tel: +1(0)407 240 7200), Crowne Plaza Orlando Airport (tel: +1(0)407 856 0100), Hampton Inn Airport (tel: +1(0)407 812 7315), Hilton Garden Inn (tel: +1(0)407 854 7369), Holiday Inn Select (tel: +1(0)407 438 8293) and Sheraton Suites (tel: +1(0)407 240 5555). These and other hotels have a shuttle connection with the airport.

In the Baggage Halls there are counters for reserving hotels. For more hotels and to reserve online you can go to Booking.com, they have a large range of hotels with great internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

Orlando Airport has a very large range of shops, eating places and bars. There are several restaurants, including fast food chains, snack bars, grill rooms, coffee shops and delicatessens. There is also a large range of Duty Free items. You can download a brochure from the website with information about the shops.

Baggage

After Customs, you place your baggage on a transport band where it is transported to the Central Hall. There you can also find a counter for lost and found items (tel: +1(0)407 825 2111). It is easy to inquire online about lost and found items. For security reasons you cannot store baggage at the airport.

Information

There are information counters in the West Hall (tel: +1(0)407 825 2142) and in the East Hall (tel: +1(0)407 825 2353), you can also find telephones throughout the terminal where you can directly contact the information counters.

Business

Extensive business facilities are available in the Hyatt Regency Hotel (see Hotels), including secretarial support, the hotel has 34 offices, meeting rooms and conference rooms, in addition there are 5 VIP lounges. You can also reserve online.

Disabled facilities

The airport has excellent accessibility for the disabled, there are wheelchair ramps, adapted elevators and restrooms. Text telephones are available in the whole terminal. In the parking garage there are places reserved for the disabled. It is advised to reserve a place (tel: +1(0)407 825 2980).

Other services

Orlando Airport has extensive facilities including banks, money exchange office, ATM's and a post office. There are also internet kiosks, massage salons and a hairdresser. Wireless internet is available throughout the terminal.

Contact

Contact

Address

Orlando International Airport
1 Airport Boulevard
Orlando
Florida 32827-4399
United States of America

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +1(0)407 825 2001
Fax: +1(0)407 857 4079
Email: through the contact form

Airport codes

IATA airport codes: MCO
ICAO airport code: KMCO

Websites