Orlando International Airport Guide (MCO)
Code: MCONo. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +1Timezone: GMT -4:00
1 Jeff Fuqua Boulevard, Orlando, Florida 32827-4399, United States
Orlando International Airport is located 10.5km (6.5 miles) southeast of Orlando.
(407) 825 2001.
Orlando International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Florida, and serves as a major hub for a number of airlines. Our Orlando International Airport guide includes contact details and information on airport facilities, how to get there and where to stay nearby.
A new terminal building is at the planning stage; however no schedule for its construction is as yet in place.
Staffed information booths are located in the A (tel: (407) 825 2142) and B (tel: (407) 825 2353) sides of the main terminal building. Courtesy telephones are located throughout the terminal and in the four satellite terminals.
From the north, take SR436 (Semoran Boulevard) or SR417 (Greeneway). From the south, take SR417 (Greeneway). From the west, take SR528 (Beeline Expressway). All can be joined from Interstate 4. From the east, take SR528 (Beeline Expressway), which can be joined from Interstate 95.
Bus: Departing from side A of the terminal, on level 1, Lynx (tel: (407) 841 5969; www.golynx.com) bus service operates routes to Orlando city centre (journey time: 40 minutes, fare US$2), International Drive, Walt Disney World and Apopka.
Shuttle: Regular shuttle services to Orlando and various out-of-town destinations leave from level 1 of the A and B sides of the terminal. Many hotels in the area also offer courtesy shuttles.
Taxi: Taxis are available on both sides of the terminal, from level 1. Taxi companies include Diamond Cab Company (tel: (407) 523 3333; www.diamondcabco.com), and Yellow/City/Checker Cab (tel: (407) 422 2222; www.mearstransportation.com). The fare to downtown Orlando is US$35, and to Walt Disney World US$60.
ATMs are available within the airport buildings, including the four satellite terminals. Banks and bureaux de change can be found in the main terminal building.
Telephones (some with data ports) and 24-hour internet kiosks are located around the terminal buildings; there is also free Wi-Fi internet access for customers. Postal services are available in the main terminal.
Refreshment facilities at Orlando International Airport include fast-food outlets, grill restaurants, delicatessens, bars and cafés. The majority of these are located in the food court in the terminal building, but there are also options in the satellite terminals.
There are many shops at Orlando International Airport, including duty-free in the airside satellite terminals. These include fashion boutiques, bookshops, newsagents and gift retailers.
There is a lost property service (tel: (407) 825 2111) on the B side of the main terminal. Trolleys and a porter service are available.
Meeting rooms, international telecommunications and a full secretarial service are provided at the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport hotel’s conference centre (tel: (407) 825 1234; orlandoairport.hyatt.com), which is located within the main terminal building and offers an extensive choice of meeting and event space.
All toilet facilities are wheelchair accessible. TDD telephones are located throughout Orlando International Airport. Disabled parking spaces are provided in the car parks and shuttle buses provide transportation from these to the terminal; to ensure availability and to make advance arrangements, contact airport parking (tel: (407) 825 2980).
There are three car parks with direct access to the terminal, as well as two satellite car parks offering economy parking facilities and a free shuttle service to/from the terminal. The airport also has a free short-term car park for passenger pick-up, plus a ‘cell phone’ waiting area for drivers picking up passengers. Valet parking is also available. Orlando International Airport's parking information line provides further details (tel: (407) 825 7275).
Major car hire companies and numerous local operators are easily accessible from Orlando International Airport, with courtesy shuttles available from both sides of the terminal, on level 1. These on-site companies include: Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, EZ Rent-a-car, Hertz, National and Thrifty.
There are a number of hotels either at Orlando International Airport or within a 3km (2 mile) radius of the terminal building, covering all grades and budgets; reservations can be made at the hotel reservation desks in the baggage reclaim areas. These include the Hyatt Regency Orlando International, which is located within the main terminal. Most hotels offer courtesy shuttles to and from the terminal. Our Orlando International Airport guide includes the following hotels: