ORLANDO, Fla. - The Orlando International Airport could become one of the top 10 largest airports in the world.
GOAA executive director Phillip Brown laid out the
OIA was built to handle 24 million travelers but it now sees 35 million a year. Brown said that number is growing.
In the first phase a people mover will take people from near what is now the cellphone lot to the north terminal.
"(The) people mover is basically a connection from north terminal down to a parking garage
The big picture includes another billion in enhancements.
The end result would be four connecting rail systems, 120 new international and domestic airside gates and two new 500-room hotels.
"If you go anywhere in the world, they want
The money will come from the same system that funds the airport now: User fees, bonds and the Federal Aviation Authority.
Brown said it will not mean a raise in fees to passengers, just an extension of the current user fee.