Located only 10 kilometres south east of Orlando, Florida is the Orlando International Airport, or MCO as it is known by IATA. In the state of Florida, it is the second-most busiest airport and in the whole of the United States it is the 13th busiest airport. Originally in 1942, the airport began operating as an army airfield.
It is a prominent hub of activity for Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways. It is also the main entrance to the mid Florida region for a number of other international carriers. Other outbound international destinations include Dublin, Mexico City, Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, and London.
A proposed light rail project is currently being assessed for it's suitability, and if passed, is expected to be completed in 2015. Buses are operated by the public transportation authority through a branch-station at the airport for a range of different routes in and around the Orlando area.
Disney's Magical Express service is an additional transportation service which can take you to any of the twenty four resort hotels associated with Walt Disney World. The motor coach service is operated by Mears Transportation and is available to Disney guests with advance reservations. Pickup and delivery of your checked luggage is also available. Traveller's can also find taxi cabs and other transport services available from the airport.