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Orlando International Airport (MCO) to close at 10:30 am, Wednesday for Hurricane Ian

Orlando is following Tampa in closing. Orlando International Airport has made this announcement:

Commercial operations at MCO will cease at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, 09/28/22. Entry to all parking facilities will be closed at that same period. Please contact your airline for flight updates.

Orlando International Airport opens its new Terminal C in phases

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is opening its new Terminal C in phases.

Aer Lingus and Gol will be the first airlines to move to the new terminal. Here is the schedule:

Terminal C will have you covered if you’re feeling hungry, thirsty or ready to shop! The new terminal will feature:

  • 24 Food & Beverage Locations – including Sunshine Diner by Chef Art Smith, Shake Shack, PGA Tour Grill, Wine Bar George, Barnies Coffee & Tea Co., Orange County Brewers and Cask & Larder
  • 12 Retail Locations – including Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, City Arts Market, Trip Advisor and Brighton
  • 1 Lounge – Plaza Premium Lounge

Some fun facts about the concessions coming to Terminal C include:

  • Strong regional flavor with over half of the concepts being local rather than national brands
  • PGA Tour & Grill includes a putting green
  • Summer House will have a “Florida” vibe with open, airy spaces and greenery
  • You may have already seen Chef Art Smith proudly posting about his new “Sunshine Diner” venture
  • There will be multiple gourmet coffee locations including Barnies, Illy and Starbucks
  • The three major theme parks will each have exciting, must-see features in their stores
  • The Plaza Premium lounge will have artwork from Orlando Museum of Art and silent digital art from Full Sail University