Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB)
(Orlando, Florida - FL, USA)
Located next to Lake Monroe, Cameron City and Wynwood, Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) is Orlando's second airport after Orlando International Airport (MCO) and lies within Seminole County. Catering to large numbers of domestic and international flights, the airport's main airline is Allegiant Air, which is an American low-fare operator and handles almost 30 different destinations.
The airport itself covers some 2,000 acres / 805 hectares and is located in the small city of Sanford, which is home to a population of just under 40,000 people, and is 6.5 miles / 10 km to the northeast of nearby Orlando. Many carriers serve Orlando Sanford from the US and European countries, to the tune of more than one million passengers per annum, who pass through the facility's two terminals. The onsite passenger facilities are reputed to be amongst the finest in any American airport
There are a number of options for getting to both Sanford and Orlando from the airport itself. These include public Lynx buses, private shuttle bus, taxi or by limousine. Lynx Bus number 33 is the cheapest transport option for getting to and from the airport, while shuttle vans provide a more convenient alternative for groups, being operated by Mears Transportation, Orlando Carriers and Stylus Transportation.
Yellow Cab taxis are also available on Orlando Sanford Airport (SFB). These provide the easiest way to reach nearby towns, such as Altamonte Springs, Longwood and Winter Park, which all lie to the south, while Deltona and Orange City are located to the north.
About Orlando Tourism
Orlando is one of the world's most talked about destinations, as it is home to the all-encompassing Disney World theme park. Located in the sunny state of Florida, the Orlando area is also home to countless other parks, including the Wet 'n' Wild water theme park and also the family orientated SeaWorld. Many tourists choose to stay at official Disney hotels, where guest rooms usually cater well for families and are conveniently close to the main rides. Orlando vacation rentals are often well-placed for access to the attractions at Walt Disney World, while for something a little cheaper, the Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground is a reliable option and comes with authentic log cabins, campfires and outdoor entertainment.
Sanford Airport (SFB) offers a convenient airport to reach Orlando if you are visiting the eastern Florida beaches, such as Daytona Beach. Must-see sightseeing close to Orlando includes the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge, Cocoa Beach and the Kennedy Space Center, where you are able to get up close to many enormous rockets and shuttles, and possibly even witness an actual shuttle launch.
Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB):|
|Address: 1200 Red Cleveland Boulevard, Sanford, Florida (FL), 32773, USA|
|Airport Code: SFB
Tel: +1 407 585 4000
Fax: +1 407 322 0186