five Things We Love About Orlando International Airport (MCO)
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Today: five Things We Love About Orlando International Airport (MCO)
1. The art collection at MCO
In addition to “The Traveler” (above) through Duane Hanson, MCO’s art series consists of a few real treasures, such as “Space, Time and Energy” by means of Jacob Lawrence and a chain of 4 terrazzo “Welcoming Gardens” through Scott Parsons (underneath) that serve as welcome mats on the airport.
2. MCO’s airport tower
The air site visitors manage tower at MCO is not simplest quite and pretty recognizable for its design, at 345 ft it’s one of the tallest ATC towers inside the United States.
three. The atrium at Orlando International Airport
The main terminal atrium at Orlando International Airport serves as part of the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport. The atrium also features a water fountain, palm timber, excessive ceilings, and lots of natural light. All uncommon amenities at an airport.
4. MCO’s carpet – and matching socks
MCO’s airside carpet is pretty photogenic and so famous that the airport has socks to have fun the carpet. The airport has several other MCO-themed socks as properly. You can’t buy them: the airport saves them to use as prizes for online contests and for surprise giveaway occasions within the terminal.
We don’t actually have any of theses socks in our our sock drawer.
five. An aquarium, a giant display + photograph op spots
MCO has a three,000-gallon meals court docket fish tank containing eels and 40-50 fish. If you’re fortunate, you would possibly get to see a a laugh show whilst the tank is cleaned.
Other cool points of interest we love at Orlando International Airport encompass the 36-foot-lengthy hello-res video display outdoor the Magic of Disney save within the atrium (across from protection checkpoint for gates 70-129).
For traffic who didn’t get sufficient photographs at region topic parks, there are photo ops spots outside of numerous stores, consisting of an astronaut on the Kennedy Space Center store store and minions and a velociraptor on the Universal Store.
And don’t even get us started at the airport souvenirs.
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