Orlando Airport

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The History of Aviation


Airports

Orlando Airport

With the opening of Walt Disney World in 1971 the for an airport in the Orlando area. In 1975 the City of Orlando received additional lands to expand the airport because of the closing of McCoy Air Force Base. Then In 1976 , the airport was renamed Orlando International Airport.

Management Operated by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority which appoints an Executive Director to oversee the management of the airport.

Land 14,672 acres

Runways 2 at 12,000 feet by 200/300 feet; 1 at 10,000 feet by 150 feet.

Terminals 99 gates

Flights Direct flights to more than 100 cities worldwide.

Carriers Thirty scheduled airlines and over 50 charters.

Passengers 22,392,412

Cargo 192,590 tons

Parking 9,990 covered and uncovered spaces.

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