Orlando International Surpasses 41.6 Million Passengers in October

Press Release

ORLANDO, FL. – Orlando International Airport (MCO) passed the 41.6 million passenger mark in October. Rolling 12-month traffic is up 9.2 percent over the previous year.

October’s passenger traffic pushed MCO up over 41.6 million for the first time ever, surpassing earlier year-end predictions.

Year-to-Date Statistical Data:

  • Domestic traffic has increased 8.22 percent with 30,079,724 passengers
  • International traffic has climbed 12.10 with 4,728,192 total visitors
  • Combined overall traffic has jumped 8.73 percent with 34,807,916 total passengers at MCO during the first ten months of 2016

Rolling 12-month Statistical Data:

  • Domestic traffic is up 8.66 percent with 36,010,439 passengers at MCO
  • International passenger traffic climbed 12.98 percent with 5,594,586 international guests
  • Overall passenger traffic for the 12-month total is 41,605,025, up 9.22 percent compared to the same 12-month period the previous year

October Statistical Data:

  • Domestic passenger traffic was up 1.22 percent with 2,734,924 travelers
  • International passenger volume climbed 2.14 percent with 446,191 passengers processed at MCO
  • Combined traffic moved forward 1.35 percent with 3,181,115 total passengers for the month of October
  • October is traditionally a slower travel month following the busy summer period and preceding the holiday season.

Basic MCO information:
Orlando International Airport (MCO), serves more than 41.6 million passengers annually, of which over 13 percent are international. MCO is the second busiest airport in Florida and has more than 18,000 badged employees and generates over $31 billion in direct and indirect revenue for the regional economy. In its ongoing efforts to value and delight its customers, MCO has embarked on a series of Capital Improvements valued at over $3.1 billion and has approved designing a new South Terminal project all aimed at enhancing The Orlando Experience®.

Traffic Summary Report