Orlando International Airport Analysis
The tower is 345 feet tall and was rated as the 10th tallest in the world in 2013 (Tower 2013). Air traffic control service provided at the airport includes tower, ground, approach, departure and clearance delivery control. The airport is equipped with a Very High Frequency Omni-Directional Radio Tactical Air Navigation Aid (VORTAC) to support operations. The runways have an Instrument Landing System (ILS) approach with the exception of runways 18L and 36L. Runways 17L and 35R are capable of supporting category 2 instrument approaches. Runways 35L and 35R are capable of supporting category 2 and 3 instrument approaches. All runways have a Global Positioning System (GPS) approach built to support operations. All runways are equipped with Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) lights and an approach lighting …show more content…
The Tradeport provides 140 acres of cargo ramp that can be accessed directly by truck (through the-fence access), or via truck dock through air cargo sort/staging facilities (Air Cargo 2013). There is currently over 500,000 square feet of cargo warehouse space, with aircraft parking available for up to 27 all-cargo wide body aircraft parked in two rows (Air Cargo 2013). In total, the Airport has 14 cargo buildings with 253 truck docks, providing access to 630,440 square feet of building space and 237,450 square yards of dedicated air cargo ramp (Air Cargo 2013).
The airport has 2 fixed based operators on the property to support general aviation aircraft. The FBOs on the property include Atlantic and Signature. Atlantic FBO has the largest ramp space on the field and can provide fuel and hanger space 24 hours a day. Signature FBO has 11 acres of ramp space and can provide 15,000 square feet of hanger space and fuel 24 hours a