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Orlando International Airport expecting over 2 million passengers this 4th of July travel period

As the temperature rises outside, so does the number of passengers at Orlando International Airport, with the 4th of July holiday indicating an increase at MCO throughout the summer.


Orlando International Airport expecting over 2 million passengers this 4th of July travel period

The busy 4th of July travel period has landed at Orlando international Airport, with bosses advising travellers to arrive at least 3 hours prior to their flight.


The 13-day, July 4th travel period is well underway and early predictions are that MCO will see a 16 percent rise in passengers this year over last.


Orlando International Airport expecting over 2 million passengers this 4th of July travel period

“We are projecting approximately 2 million passengers during the upcoming break,” says Kevin Thibault, Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. “With the expected increase in traffic, our teams are fully staffed and ready to assist passengers as needed. We also advise, due to the volume, that passengers allow themselves plenty of time when coming to the airport.


Orlando International Airport expecting over 2 million passengers this 4th of July travel period

During the holiday, all parking lots, including West Park Place on Tradeport Drive, will be available to accommodate passengers. Please check our website at https://www.orlandoairports.net/ for the latest information on parking availability.


Drivers waiting on a passenger should use the South and North Cell Phone lots, which are free and have restrooms for convenience. Do not circle around!



Orlando International Airport expecting over 2 million passengers this 4th of July travel period

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