Tag Archives: Orlando International Airport

Disney’s Magical Express Returns to Picking Up 3 Hours Prior to Flight Time Beginning Jan. 11


As the holiday season is coming to a close, Disney’s Magical Express will be changing motorcoach departure times for guests departing on or after Thursday, January 11, 2018. Resort motorcoach departure times will be scheduled approximately 3 hours prior to the guest’s scheduled flight departure time for domestic flights. International flights will still pick up […]


Expect Delays at MCO Due to Loaded Gun Found by TSA


UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. – The Orlando Police Department has now confirmed that the passenger was carrying a “Ruger with a separate magazine loaded with 10 rounds of .22 caliber ammunition in their bag.” The TSA says they “spotted the gun when the passenger put his bag through the screening machine.” The passenger was arrested and […]


Retail Space Likely for Disney, Universal, and SeaWorld at Orlando International Airport’s New Terminal


Orlando International Airport’s new south terminal should be up and running by 2020, and visitors can expect plenty of theme park-related merchandise available when it opens. The terminal is currently seeking to fill food and beverage spaces, while retail space talks with Disney, Universal, SeaWorld, and Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex are already underway. All […]


Express Parking Garage Closes for Six Weeks at Orlando International Airport (MCO)


Travelers wishing to use the terminal Express Parking at Orlando International Airport (MCO) should be aware that those areas are currently closed as upgrades are made to the revenue management system. The work is anticipated to take 6 weeks. Travel Advisory ⚠️Passengers who utilize our terminal Express Parking, head’s up! The areas have been closed […]


Construction to Begin on Orlando International Airport’s Intercity Rail System


Travelers to Orlando International Airport will have some new transportation options for visiting the city, as well as other parts of the state, in the years to come. Construction crews will begin working in the airport’s new Intermodal Terminal Facility in January, setting up for work as early as this December, on the construction of […]


After Friday’s Bomb Scare, Orlando International Airport Plans to Improve Its Communication Procedures


Passengers flying from Orlando International Airport on Friday night were sent into a panicked frenzy when people began using bullhorns in response to another passenger’s smoking electronic battery. According to Ricardo Perez, a 15-year TSA lead officer, people assumed the smoke was a bomb. One scream led to another and passengers were running in all […]


Battery Explodes Causing Panic at Orlando International Airport; Expect Massive Delays Tonight


Shortly after 5 pm on Friday, November 10th, an overheated lithium ion camera battery exploded in the main terminal of Orlando International Airport and caused widespread panic and an evacuation. Authorities have given the all-clear and assured travelers that there is no danger, and all gates are now open, but long delays are still expected. […]


Orlando International Airport Shares Photos and Video of the APM Set to Open by Thanksgiving


Earlier this year, we shared photos of the brand new trams that are now in use at the Orlando International Airport. Photos of the new South Airport Automated People Mover (APM) Complex have been shared via the MCO Twitter account and we thought you might like to have a peek! Say hello to your official […]


Port Canaveral to Close Today at 3pm; Orlando International Airport to Close at 5pm Sat


The US Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) has set Hurricane Condition Yankee for Port Canaveral: Sustained gale force winds are predicted within 24 hrs.  Condition Yankee marks the last chance to further prepare Port Canaveral as well as mitigate potential heavy weather threats.  Only essential Port personnel will report to work. As of […]


Orlando International Airport Flights Affected by Irma


Due to potential complications from Hurricane Irma, Orlando International Airport is closely monitoring the storm and taking certain precautions. As of right now, flights today travelling to Key West and Puerto Rico have been cancelled for Southwest, JetBlue, and United Airlines. Orlando International Airport recommends checking directly with your airline for flight status and updates. […]