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12/16/2005 - Orlando International Airport Offers Unique Holiday Travel Experience

ORLANDO, FL. During this busy holiday season, the movement of both passengers and packages efficiently is vital to a positive travel experience. Passengers at Orlando International Airport have a unique travel experience in store for them. When travelers arrive at Orlando International Airport the recommended two hours in advance for domestic and three hours early for international travel this holiday season, they’ll encounter one of the most impressive art collections of any airport in the country, live concerts, a full service day spa, plenty of shopping for last minute gift ideas and exciting restaurants.

Orlando International Airport is a bigger economic engine than often realized. From travel and concessions to cargo movement Orlando International is a key component of the Central Florida economy. In 2004 over 224 thousand tons (224,417) of product moved through the airport. For 2005, from January to November over 202 tons (202,084) of materials have already been moved with the busy holiday season still to be counted. The majority of cargo (73.28 percent) was moved by Federal Express Corporation (Fed Ex), United Parcel Service Incorporated (UPS) and ABX Air Incorporated. Orlando International also has a regional United States Postal processing facility on airport property to handle the high volume of mail, packages and gifts expected this season.

Here are some of the unique offerings in store for travelers with extra time at Orlando International this holiday season:

Orlando International Airport Holiday Travel Tips:

For more information regarding TSA visit the website at www.TSA.gov

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For more information, contact Carolyn Fennell at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority at (407) 825-2055

 

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