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Orlando International Airport [MCO]

Orlando International Airport Guide

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the busiest Airport in Florida state with a size of 12,600 acres and passenger traffic of 125,990 daily and 45,986,235 annually.

Approximate security check times at Orlando Airport take from 5 to 15 minutes depending on the boarding gate, thus optimal passenger arrival is minimum 2 hours earlier than flight.

Contacts and address

One Jeff Fuqua Boulevard, Orlando, Florida 32827

Phone: +1 (407) 825 2001

What is MCO in the Orlando Airport?

MCO Airport code means McCoy Air Force Base, the prior Airport’s name, devoted to Colonel Michael N.W. McCoy.

Orlando Airport map and terminals

The Airport building consists of the Main Terminal and four outside entrances accessible by elevators.

The Main Terminal has two parts: A and B terminals.

Terminal A operates 1-29 and 100-129 boarding gates.

Terminal B: gates from 30 to 59 and 70 to 99.

New Terminal C is about to be opened in September 2022.

Check out the full terminal maps and guides in advance to not get lost.

Closest Airports

Except for Orlando MCO Airport, there are two more that share similar names:

Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB), 33 miles from MCO Orlando Airport and

Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB) is 62 miles from MCO.

Advice: check the exact name of the Airport you are arriving at in order to not get confused.

Local Airports:

Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) - 17 miles from MCO.

Walt Disney World Airport (DWS) - 25 miles.

International Florida airports:

Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) - 72 miles.

Tampa International Airport (TPA) - 92 miles.

Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) - 167 miles.


Airport of Orlando caters to 31 passengers`, such as Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Azul, etc., and 9 cargo airways.

Covid 2019

Mask wearing is requested.

Airport provides Covid-19 testing at 3 clinics.


Location:Terminals A and B in front of the entrance control for gates 1-59.

Working hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30am to 5:00pm.

Provides fast RT-PCR (results in 20 mins approximately) and antigen tests (15 mins).

Covid Testing LLC

Location: Terminals A and B, North Walk, in front of the Trust Bank.

Available every day from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Provides fast RT-PCR (30 mins) and antigen tests (10 mins).


Location: Terminals A and B, South Walk, close to the Magic of Disney Store.

Available daily 7:00am-9:00pm.

Provides run on-site PCR testing (60 mins) and standard PCR with results in 48-96 hours in the patient portal.

Transportation to and from Orlando Florida Airport

A list of ground transport you can find at the Airport in Orlando is below.


Minibusses and shuttles from hotels are situated at the Commercial byroad in both Terminals.


Local buses are gathered at Terminal A, floor 1: Commercial byroad, spaces A38 to A41.

Operated by Lynx public transport provider.


Sunrail train service is provided by Lynx. Works from Mon to Fri, 5:06 am to 10:18 pm, and connected via Lynx Non-Stop Link 111 to the Airport MCO.


Taxicabs are available at both A and B terminals, at the commercial line spaces (1st floor).


Diamond Cab 407-523-3333

Quick Cab 407-828-3035


Network transportation companies such as Uber, Wingz, and Lyft can pick up passengers at both terminals at the ends of the arrival zone on the 2nd floor.

Drop-offs may be operated at terminals A and B, the departures zone on the 3rd floor.

If you are arriving at Orlando MCO, take a look at the full transportation guide.


Non-flight services, provided by the Orlando Airport are listed below.

Car rental at Orlando Airport

There are more than 10 on- and off-Airport vendors that will help you with renting a car.

Parking at Orlando Airport

Car spaces are available for short and long-term usage. Prices start from 10 dollars per day, depending on each parking space’s location.

Currency exchange

Customers that need to convert money may request services from exchange providers such as Interchange or Western Union.

Interchange is located at East and West halls on the 3rd floor in front of the food court. Open every day from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm. Another booth is at the 4th airside, working from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

West. Un. currency exchange: East and West (opposite to the fountain) halls on level 3. Available daily from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Restaurants & food

The food court is placed between Terminals A and B.

Restaurants that provide services here are Burger King, Carvel, Chick-fil-A, etc. Every outside concourse has cafés as well.


Stores at the Orlando MCO Airport are based in both terminals and all the outside entrances near the gates.

Lost and found

If you have lost an item at the Airport building, there is an online form you can complete in order to get help. Passengers may reclaim their property at the office from 7:00 am to 7:30 pm.

If you’ve lost anything onboard, contact the relevant aircraft company.


The club MCO: can be found at airsides 1 and 4. Provides food, drinks, TV, shower, air-conditioner etc. Cost per passenger starts from $47.93. Book the pass.

Admirals club (American Airlines): 3rd concourse, near gate 55. Serves snacks, TV, Internet, printers.

Works from 4:00 am to 8:00 pm.

One-day pass cost is $59 per person.

Delta Sky club (Delta Airlines):4th concourse, Central Atrium (gate 71).

Open daily from 4:30 am to 9:00 pm (8:30 pm on Sat).

Provides food, drinks (including alcohol), Internet, TV, etc.

United club (United Airlines): airside 3, near 43rd gate.

Open every day from 5:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Offers snacks, drinks (including alcohol), TV, magazines, etc.

Price: $59 per day.

USO Welcome Center (for US military members and their families): landside of level 1 of Terminal A.

Open daily 8:00 am to 4.00 pm.

Services: food, beverages, TV, press, children’s play zone, library, gaming.


Orlando Airport has its own mobile app, which allows you to check your flight’s status, provides location guides, parking control, and other helpful services. Available in 7 languages. Download for IOS and Android for free.

Other services


Free Wi-Fi is available at the Airport under the name “MCO Internet”.



  1. Level 3 of Terminal A, North Walk
  2. East Hall (3d floor) near the food court
  3. Nearby gates 1-5, 30-59, 60-99, and 100-129

Available 24/7

Baby facilities

Suites for nursing are located on the 2nd level of Terminal B, near gates 10-19 and 20-29, 101, and all the gates of the 4th airside entrance.

Disabled passengers

The Airport is fully accessible for passengers with disabilities. Info on services for disabled people.

About Orlando City

Orlando is a city in Orange County, Florida. It bears the label “City Beautiful”, because of its striking ocean view, and the numerous tourist attractions it offers. Orlando is a hub for theme parks such as Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and ICON Park. Other places to visit include waterparks, beaches, zoos and lots more to discover.

Free photos of Parks

Cost of living in Orlando

Prices for fuel, food, public transport, etc.

Bottle of Wine, Mid-Range Price

from 7 USD to 20 USD

Average - 12 USD

Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Bottle

from 1.4 USD to 2.3 USD

Average - 1.8 USD

Pack of Cigarettes

from 6 USD to 8.5 USD

Average - 7.1 USD

Water, 1.5 liter Bottle

from 0.9 USD to 3.1 USD

Average - 2 USD

One bedroom apartment outside of city centre

from 900 USD to 1305.2 USD

Average - 1102.6 USD


from 2 USD to 6.8 USD

Average - 4.4 USD

McMeal at McDonalds or Alternative Combo Meal

from 6.5 USD to 9.5 USD

Average - 8 USD

Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course

from 40 USD to 80 USD

Average - 50 USD

Meal in Inexpensive Restaurant

from 10 USD to 30 USD

Average - 17 USD

Cinema ticket, 1 Seat

from 10 USD to 15 USD

Average - 12 USD

Tennis Court Rent, 1 Hour on Weekend

from 13 USD to 40 USD

Average - 23.5 USD

Monthly Pass, Regular Price

from 30 USD to 70 USD

Average - 50 USD

One-way Ticket, Local Transport

from 1.8 USD to 2.2 USD

Average - 2 USD

Taxi, price for 1 hour Waiting, Normal Tariff

from 20 USD to 50 USD

Average - 30 USD

Taxi Start, Normal Tariff

from 2.5 USD to 6 USD

Average - 2.8 USD


Orlando has a hot subtropical climate, so don't forget sunscreen and refreshing drinks.


moderate rain

29.8 ℃

Min / Max

22 ℃ / 30 ℃


52 %


moderate rain

29.6 ℃

Min / Max

22 ℃ / 30 ℃


51 %


light rain

31.4 ℃

Min / Max

21 ℃ / 31 ℃


41 %


light rain

28.3 ℃

Min / Max

22 ℃ / 28 ℃


53 %


light rain

28.9 ℃

Min / Max

22 ℃ / 31 ℃


55 %


sky is clear

33.4 ℃

Min / Max

22 ℃ / 34 ℃


34 %


few clouds

33.5 ℃

Min / Max

23 ℃ / 33 ℃


40 %

MCO Airport Top Directions

City center

Getting to the city center by car or taxi will take approximately 25 mins (12 miles). If you use a bus or Sunrail train, the path might take from 40 mins to 1 hour. Cost for public transport starts from $2 per ride.

Disney World

It is a famous theme park, devoted to the cartoon works of Walt Disney and located 20 miles from the MCO. Entrance ticket prices start from $109 per day.Official site.

Car drive from MCO Airport takes nearly 25 mins. Taxi prices start from $38. The cost of fuel for a rented car would be $5 approx.

Universal Studios

Universal Studios park is themed to movies of the TV company Universal. It has many attractions and provides live shows permanently. Ticket costs start from $88. Official site.

Located 17 miles from the MCO International Airport and takes from 20 to 25 mins to get to. Fuel price for a hired car would be near $5.

Port Canaveral

It’s cruise travel and cargo port, situated on the east coast of central Florida. Nevertheless, the port offers lots of activities for a tourist. You can visit Skydive Space Center, Exploration Tower, etc.

Port Canaveral is 46 miles from MCO International and the drive takes 43 mins approximately. The cost of fuel for a car would be near $12. A taxi ride costs about $120.

Hotels near the MCO

There are plenty of hotels you can stay at without getting far from the Airport.

Best Western Orlando Gateway Hotel

Good 7.5 (7584 reviews)

11.70 km from center

Hotel room: 2 beds

from 135 USD per day

7299 Universal Boulevard

Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort Area

Good 7.7 (3641 reviews)

21.85 km from center

Hotel room: 2 beds

from 166 USD per day

1850 B Hotel Plaza Boulevard

Buena Vista Suites Orlando

Fabulous 8.8 (8205 reviews)

22.60 km from center

Private suite – 40 m²: 3 beds • 1 bedroom • 1 living room • 1 bathroom

from 178 USD per day

8203 World Center Drive

DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando

Very good 8.1 (6000 reviews)

9.60 km from center

Hotel room: 2 beds

from 191 USD per day

5780 Major Boulevard