Holiday Travel Tips for Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB)

Sanford Airport Authority Airports Worldwide @ SFB
Diane Crews Michael Caires
Phone: 407-585-4010 Phone: 407-585-4500
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Holiday Travel Tips for Orlando Sanford International Airport
Sanford, FL, December 18, 2014 – Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) is expecting record passenger traffic and record parking levels this upcoming holiday season as more and more locals are taking advantage of the growing list of destinations available from SFB. Allegiant offers nonstop service to over 50 markets while ArkeFly, Icelandair and Jetairfly operate nonstop service to Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Reykjavik, Iceland; and Brussels, Belgium, respectively. With Icelandair offering connectivity to a dozen European and Scandinavian markets.
The Airport is suggesting travelers allow extra time for parking, check-in and processing through the security checkpoint, even if you have checked in online or using a mobile device. SFB offers two paved surface parking lots, one parking garage and when needed, overflow grass parking. Free shuttle service to/from the terminal is provided.
The Airport is offering the following travel tips for passengers:
General Information-
o Refer to your airlines’ websites for baggage requirements, fees and other pertinent information.
o Check-in online for your flight.
o Make sure your name on your ticket matches your driver’s license or passport.
o When packing, visit TSA’s website to learn what items are permitted and prohibited.
o Weigh your bags before getting to the airport; Airlines charge extra for oversize and overweight bags.
o Dress so you can breeze through security. Wear slip on shoes and little or no metal.
o Do not leave bags unattended in the terminal.
For Domestic Travel-
o Departing passengers should arrive at least two (2) hours prior to scheduled flight departure time.
o Allegiant flights utilize both Terminal A and B; please pay attention to signage and staff instruction as to which terminal your specific flight checks in at and departs from.
o All Allegiant arriving passengers will come through Terminal B baggage claim.
For International Travel-
o Departing passengers should arrive at least three (3) hours prior to scheduled flight departure time.
o ArkeFly and Jetairfly check-in at Terminal A while Icelandair will check-in at Terminal B.
o All International arriving passengers will exit from Federal Inspection located between Terminals A & B.
Parking Information-
o Parking Garage
 Hourly / Short-Term Parking on Levels 1 & 2; No overnight parking.
 Overnight Parking on Levels 3 – 5.
 Garage offers covered, direct access into Terminal B.
o Economy, Value & Overflow Parking Lots
 If more than one person is in your vehicle please drop-off passenger(s) and baggage in front of the terminal before parking, thus making the parking / shuttling process simpler and faster.
 Airport personnel will be monitoring all parking lots and will direct customers to overflow parking as necessary. Please pay attention to roadway signage as well as staff direction.
o Refer to the Parking Diagram below, which can also be found on the Airport’s website at
Orlando Sanford International Airport is SFB: Simpler. Faster. Better. - Simpler airport design, Faster airport processing and a Better airport experience. Visitors enjoy the “Best of Both Worlds,” with the Airport located midway between Orlando’s World Class attractions and the World’s Most Famous Beach - Daytona Beach; both are 50 minutes or less. For more information about SFB, visit the airport’s website at