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Travelers who are looking for cheap flights to Orlando can easily find tickets to the Orlando International Airport. It is the largest airport in the state of Florida. There are two terminals, A and B, which are in the Main Terminal building. Terminal A is divided into two concourses, named Airside 1 and 2, and Terminal B is divided into the concourses Airside 3 and 4.

Another airport in the Orlando area is the Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB), which is a smaller, lesser-used airport. This airport has two terminals, named A and B, and is located 18 miles away from Orlando, in the city of Sanford, Florida. Its biggest airline is Allegiant Air, and there are usually only a few arrivals and departures a day, most of which are domestic.

Orlando International Airport (MCO) Information

The Orlando International Airport (MCO) has a few projects currently under development. Airsides 1 and 3 are going under massive renovations, and the terminal will have new architecture, as well as updated mechanical and electrical systems. These projects are supposed to be completed soon. Amenities at MCO include shops, restaurants, art exhibits, spas, ATMs, banks, information centers, internet kiosks, lost and find, mail services, shoeshine, DVD rental and newsstands.

Airlines That Fly Into Orlando

The Orlando International Airport (MCO) is usually the busiest airport in Florida (but Miami held that record for 2009). Nevertheless, it is a major international airport that has many passengers. MCO is a secondary hub for AirTran Airways, as well as a focus city for Southwest, JetBlue and Allegiant Air. Other major airlines that service Orlando International Airport include American, Continental, Delta, United and US Airways.

Orlando Transit Information

Distance to city: 6 miles (15 miles from Disney World)

Bus to city

  • Fare:$2 ($4 to Disney World)
  • The Lynx bus lines 11 and 51 take passengers downtown, which takes 40 minutes. The Lynx bus line 111 takes passengers to Disney World, which takes 75 minutes.

Train to city

  • Not available.

Taxi to city

  • Fare: $35 ($60 to Disney World)
  • Passengers can find taxis on the A and B sides of the Main Terminal, at the Ground Transportation area.

Other options

Car Rental Companies at Orlando International Airport

The rental car companies at this airport are located on Level 1 of Terminal A and Terminal B, at the Ground Transportation area.