Orlando International Airport Analysis

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Orlando International Airport operates four runways. The two longest runways on the west side of the airfield property are 18R/36L and 18L/36R (Flight Plan 2016). Runway 18R/36L is 12,004 feet long and 200 feet wide (Flight Plan 2016). Runway 18L/36R is 12,005 feet long and 200 feet wide (Flight Plan 2016). The two shorter runways on the east side of the airfield property are 17L/35R and 17R/35L (Flight Plan 2016). Runway 17L/35R is 9,001 feet long and 150 feet wide (Flight Plan 2016). Runway 17R/35L is 10,000 feet long and 150 feet wide (Flight Plan 2016). All runway pavements are in good condition and have a relatively high pavement classification number (PCN) to support aircraft loads (Flight Plan 2016). The lowest PCN of 97 is on …show more content…
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

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