“Orlando International Airport (MCO) was directly impacted, along with every other airport in the country, by the nationwide Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) notice to stop all flights in the United States due to an FAA computer issue. As service slowly resumes, MCO advises travelers to contact their airlines directly for information about their specific flights. During the FAA outage, approximately 52 flights have been delayed for departure at Orlando International.” – Greater Orlando Aviation Authority
“Normal air traffic operations are resuming gradually across the U.S. The ground stop has been lifted. We continue to look into the cause of the initial problem.” – Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Operational Impact at MCO as of 10:30 a.m. today:
- Approximately 100 flights have departed MCO today
- Approximately 52 flights have been delayed at MCO
- MCO is expecting a total of 465 departures today
Passengers are always encouraged to contact their airlines for specific flight information prior to arrival at Orlando International Airport.