Airports Near Melbourne, Florida

There are dozens of airports in the vicinity of Melbourne, Florida, but it is important to distinguish between private airports and airports with commercial service. Melbourne International Airport provides commercial flights from within the city itself. Within 100 miles of Melbourne, commercial flights are also available through the large hub in Orlando, and through airports in Sanford, Daytona Beach and West Palm Beach.

Melbourne International Airport (MLB)

Melbourne International Airport is two miles northwest of downtown Melbourne. As of October 2010, four airlines fly into MLB. Regular flights are available to Atlanta on Delta and Charlotte, N.C., on US Airways. On Thursdays and Sundays, Direct Air flies into MLB from Niagara Falls, N.Y., and Punta Gorda, Fla. Finally, Baer Air flies to the Bahamas and is also available for charter flights.

There are eight hotels located within three miles of the airport. Rental car services are available near the baggage claim area of the main terminal.

Melbourne International Airport

1 Air Terminal Parkway/Suite 220

Melbourne, FL 32901


Orlando International Airport (MCO)

Orlando International Airport is 62 miles northwest of downtown Melbourne. More than 30 airlines fly into the airport, providing direct service to 88 U.S. destinations and 22 international destinations as of October 2010.

A Hyatt Hotel is located inside Terminal B, and dozens of other hotels are within five miles of the airport. On-site rental cars are available for hire in Terminals A and B. The drive to Melbourne International Airport in good traffic flow takes approximately one hour and 10 minutes via Florida 528 east to U.S. 1 south.

Orlando International Airport

One Airport Blvd.

Orlando, FL 32827


Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB)

Orlando Sanford International Airport is 82 miles northwest of Melbourne, between Orlando and Daytona Beach. Sanford's four commercial airlines provide direct flights to primarily eastern U.S. and western European destinations. Additionally, three charter airlines fly directly to the United Kingdom.

A free shuttle services three hotels, and several rental car agencies have offices in the airport. The drive to Melbourne International Airport takes about one hour and 40 minutes via Florida 46 east to I-95 south.

Orlando Sanford International Airport

1200 Red Cleveland Blvd.

Sanford, FL 32773


Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB)

Daytona Beach International Airport is 87 miles north of Melbourne. As of October 2010, the airport had two commercial carriers, Delta and US Airways. Delta flights go to Atlanta, and US Airways flights go to Charlotte.

Four hotels are located within 1/4 mile of the terminal, and rental car agencies are located across from the baggage claim area. The drive to Melbourne International Airport takes about one hour and 40 minutes via I-95 south.

Daytona Beach International Airport

700 Catalina Drive, Suite 300

Daytona Beach, FL 32114


Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)

Palm Beach International Airport, located 102 miles south of Melbourne in West Palm Beach, is serviced by 14 commercial airlines. According to the airport's website, direct flights are available to 18 U.S. cities as of October 2010.

Hotels are accessible via shuttle upon request, and rental car agencies are located within the terminal. The drive to Melbourne International Airport takes approximately two hours via I-95.

Palm Beach International Airport

Building 846

West Palm Beach, FL 33406