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Orlando International Airport remains closed, crews assesssing any damage

Orlando International Airport (MCO) will close tomorrow (November 9) at 1600 (4 pm) local time due to Tropical storm Nicole.

The airport remained closed on November 10 pending a damage assessment.

National Hurricane Center forecast map:

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