The Orlando International Airport MCO is a leading airport in its state and country. It is the busiest airport in the United States, and since 2016, has consistently seen 40-50 million passengers yearly. 2020 was an obvious exception due to the lockdowns implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the colossal and growing amount of passengers seen on a steady, yearly basis, it makes sense that the MCO Airport operates 850 daily flights! The hundreds of flights make their way to 135 domestic and international destinations.
The leading domestic destination in the last couple of years has been Atlanta, Georgia, with nearly 1.2 million passengers transported in one year between the major American cities. The leading international destination in 2019 was the London-Gatwick Airport in London, UK. The number of passengers transported between the cities was just shy of a million. Toronto, Canada is a close second!
With that being said, between 2021 and 2022, the top airlines operating at the Orlando International Airport have been Southwest Airlines and Spirit Airlines. These companies transported a total of 9.7 million and 6.5 million passengers respectively. In total, there are around 44 airlines operating at the MCO Airport. So, while ticket prices may differ based on the destination, time of the year, airline, and some other relevant details, the MCO Airport always offers discounts and affordable tickets year-round! From a $98 round ticket to Chicago, to a $592 round ticket to London, you can browse here all the great deals this airport has to offer. Interestingly, the longest direct flight from the MCO Airport is the 4,808 mile trip to Dubai, UAE! This trip takes a whopping 14 hours and is run by Emirates Airlines.