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Flying in for Your Walt Disney World or Universal Orlando Resort Vacation? Here's What You Need to Know

Image via Flickr by Rusty Clark ~ 100K Photos

The Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the most popular Orlando airport nearWalt Disney World. If you’re headed to Walt Disney World or one of the area’s other world-class theme parks, you’ll most likely be travelling through this essential checkpoint. Here’s a quick rundown of all the details you need to know to navigate the airport easily and make the most of the special perks that you’ll find at MCO.

Airport layout essentials

Terminal B

Image: Rusty Clark ~ 100K Photos, Flickr (license)

The Orlando International Airport features one Main Terminal and four Airside Terminals. The Airside Terminals are not physically connected to the Main Terminal. You can only reach them via the shuttles available behind the security checkpoints. The shuttle ride is quick and painless, taking just over a minute each way.

Waiting for a flight

Image: Mark Cameron, Flickr (license)

The Main Terminal is divided into the A Side and B Side for ticketing and baggage claim purposes.

Airlines on A Side include:

  • Aer Lingus
  • AeroGal
  • AeroMexico
  • AirBerlin
  • Air Transat
  • Alaska
  • Avianca
  • Azul
  • CopaAirlines
  • Eastern
  • Emirates (Ticketing only)
  • Eurowings
  • Frontier Airlines
  • jetBlue
  • Magni Charters
  • Norwegian
  • Southwest
  • Sunwing Airlines
  • Virgin America
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • WestJet

On B Side, you’ll find:

  • Air Canada
  • American Airlines
  • Bahamas Air
  • British Airways
  • Caribbean Airlines
  • Delta
  • Emirates (Baggage only)
  • Iselandair
  • Latam Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Miami International Air
  • Air Canada Rouge
  • Silver Airways
  • Spirit
  • Sun Country Airlines
  • Thomas Cook
  • United
  • Volaris
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