Orlando International Airport sets new passenger record during Spring Break 2024

29 days ago in "Air Travel"

Posted: Friday March 22, 2024 3:50pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

On Saturday, March 16, 2024, Orlando International Airport reached a significant milestone by processing 102,064 departing passengers in a single day, not counting those arriving.

Including arrivals, the total number of passengers reached 204,128, marking the highest traffic the airport has witnessed in its history.

This surge in passenger numbers comes during Spring Break 2024, which saw an estimated increase of 11 percent over the previous year's figures.

The previous record for daily passengers at MCO, Florida's busiest airport, was established on December 30, 2023, with 98,521 passengers. This figure was exceeded on March 15, 2024, the day before the airport set its new all-time high.

Here is a look at passenger numbers at MCO over the last ten years:

  • 2013: 34,768,415
  • 2014: 35,714,092
  • 2015: 38,809,337
  • 2016: 41,923,399
  • 2017: 44,611,265
  • 2018: 47,696,627
  • 2019: 50,617,412
  • 2020: 21,617,803
  • 2021: 40,351,068
  • 2022: 50,176,313
  • 2023: 57,735,726
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SingleRider27 days ago

I’ve done that before while waiting for my flight!

monothingie28 days ago

It was me. I spent my entire trip riding the APM back and forth between Terminal B and Gates 1-59. I feel as though I am now one with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer.

Angry Warlock29 days ago

That's fishy - The exact same number arrived as those who departed. Nah. Not buying it.