Orlando International Airport (code MCO)
The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority is the operator of Orlando International Airport, with over 36.5 million passengers annually, making it the busiest airport in Florida. It is served by 63 airlines, with non-stop service to over 84 destinations worldwide. The airport is comprised of four (4) airsides (similar to concourses), which include 129 gate locations. There are three levels: gates and ticketing at Level Three; Baggage Claim at Level 2; and Ground Transportation (bus, taxi, shuttle) at Level 1.
For Domestic Arrivals: Domestic passengers depart their aircraft via a jetway, which takes them to the gate area of the Airside Terminal. Passengers proceed to the hub of the Airside Terminal, following the overhead signs to the Main Terminal and Baggage Claim. In the center of the Airside, you will find a variety of facilities including restrooms, telephones, restaurants and shops. In this area, you will also find the AGT Train System, which will transport you to the Main Terminal and Baggage Claim.
The journey to the Main Terminal, although it takes only 68 seconds, provides a great view of the landscape and waterways of the airport. As the train transports you to the Main Terminal, read the signs and listen to the instructions direction you to either Baggage Claim A or Baggage Claim B. For further information, please visit the following website: http://www.orlandoairports.net.
To the Conference Venue
Getting from the Airport to the Conference Venue, the “Disney’s Magical Express” is one of the best options, and one that is offered to conference participants on a complimentary basis (representing a savings of over $90), when reservations are booked at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. A full description of this door-to-door service is listed under the “Disney’s Magical Express” on the Disney website. Please note that reservations for this service must be made at least fourteen (14) days in advance, as travel documents will be sent to you (inclusive of special luggage tags). It is important to note that in route from the airport to Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, there may be stops at additional Walt Disney World® Resort hotel properties.
If you are driving to the resort, please consult the following website for specific directions from various points within Florida, as well as cities out-of-state. Visit http://www.disneyconventionears.com/contemporary and click on Driving Directions.
|Diamond Cab Company||407/523-3333 (Dispatch)|
|Yellow/City Cab||407/422-2222 (Reservations)|
(Division of Mears Transportation) mearstransportation.com
The approximate fare from the Orlando International Airport to Disney’s Contemporary Resort is $60.00, exclusive of gratuity.