Airports

Orlando’s business environment is strengthened by the presence of a world-class international airport that is consistently recognized for excellence in customer service, and six other regional airports that provide travelers with a variety of options. Detailed information on each of these airports is found below.

Orlando International Airport
  • More than 38 million passengers served in 2015
  • 5th largest airport in the nation for domestic origin and destination
  • 2nd busiest airport in Florida; 14th in the U.S.; 43rd in the world
  • More than 800 arrivals and departures daily
  • Scheduled non-stop service available to 81 domestic destinations and 34 international destinations (including direct flights to Monterrey, Mexico and Frankfurt, Germany)
  • 17th largest port of entry for international visitors in the continental U.S.
  • 188,004 tons of cargo in 2015
  • Foreign Trade Zone No. 42, a 205-acre park, offers duty exemptions or deferments for companies receiving materials from foreign countries
  • More than 15,000 acres, the third largest parcel of airport property in the country; only 35 percent of airport property is developed, leaving large areas available for expansion
     
Orlando Sanford International Airport
  • Ranked among the 100 busiest airports in the nation
  • Four paved runways ranging from 3,750 to 9,600 feet long
  • Rated for wide-body air carriers, with a Federal Aviation Authority air-traffic control tower, approved instrument approach, aircraft service facilities and U.S. customs office
  • More than 2.7 million passengers served in 2016
  • 610 tons of cargo in 2016
  • Foreign Trade Zone No. 250
  • 395-acre Sanford Airport Commerce Park with rail service available in its western sector
  • 50,000-square-foot cargo building, in the Sanford Airport Commerce Park, enables cargo handling, pallet preparation and receiving
  • 13,500-square-foot incubator – the Airport Enterprise Center
  • $44 millon expansion in 2017, streamlining processes and increasing total number of gates to 16
     
Kissimmee Gateway Airport
  • Closest general aviation airport to the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center, Gaylord Palms, Champions Gate, and all southwest Orlando area convention hotels
  • Also, closest to Walt Disney World Resort, SeaWorld and all of Orlando’s world famous attractions
  • Two paved runways, 6,000 feet and 5,000 feet in length, can accommodate all corporate aircraft and the Boeing Business Jet (B737)
  • Precision instrument approaches for all-weather access
  • Available services include fuel, maintenance, avionics, hangars, flight instruction, aircraft charter and rental cars
  • Air traffic control tower open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
  • 26-acre industrial park for aviation and non-aviation related businesses
  • Regulation, 18-hole golf course on site
     
Leesburg International Airport
  • 30 miles northwest of Orlando
  • 6,300-foot paved runway
  • U.S customs and border inspection office
  • Foreign Trade Zone No. 292
  • Accommodates general aviation and corporate pilots with 24 hours a day services which include FBO facilities, fuel, flight instruction, maintenance, refurbishing, navigational aids, hangar space, and open tie-down space
  • Industrial zone accommodates small industrial cargo
  • Air traffic control tower, rescue fire station, new FBO facility, and precision instrument landing system
  • All business on airport property, which includes retail, medical and aviation, employ approximately 340 people
     
Orlando Executive Airport
  • 25th busiest general aviation airport in the U.S.
  • Aside from meeting both personal and corporate flying needs, services include flight instruction, aircraft sales and rentals, maintenance, charter, storage, and air ambulance services
  • 1,056 acres owned by the City of Orlando
     
Mid-Florida Air Service Airport
  • Located in Eustis (Lake County)
  • 3,000-foot lighted runway suitable for most general aviation

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