Enjoy Stress-Free Travel with Avelo Airlines at Lakeland International Airport


No change or cancellation fees.

East Coast now booking through Jan. 7, 2025

East Coast now booking through Jan. 7, 2025

The Orlando / Lakeland Advantage

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Easy access to the best of Orlando and Tampa

Orlando and Tampa are renowned for their theme parks and attractions, and Lakeland offers easy access to these destinations without the congestion and traffic associated with the larger city airports. From Lakeland, visitors can reach popular attractions like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and Busch Gardens within a short drive, making it an ideal gateway for exploring Central Florida.

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Cost savings

In addition to Avelo's everyday low fares, flying into Lakeland may also offer cost savings for travelers when comparing prices to other airports Avelo serves in the area. Customers may also find that flying into Lakeland offers additional options for flight times and days of the week.

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Reliability and friendly service

In 2023, Avelo achieved the lowest flight cancellation rate in the U.S airline industry.**

Lakeland International Airport Map

Approximately 280 feet from the parking lot to plane

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Smaller, more convenient airport

Lakeland International Airport (LAL) provides a hassle-free and convenient travel experience. With fewer crowds and shorter lines compared to larger airports like Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Tampa International Airport (TPA), travelers can enjoy a smoother, stress-free journey from check-in to boarding.

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Onsite rental cars

Avoid shuttles and walking long distances before reaching your rental car like surrounding airports when you choose to rent a car at Lakeland International Airport (LAL). With rental cars onsite through multiple companies, you can start your adventure quicker and smoother.

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Affordable parking

If you need to park your car at Lakeland International Airport (LAL) you'll only pay $9/day (or free for overflow parking) vs. up to $35/day at Orlando International Airport (MCO) or up to $24/day at Tampa International Airport (TPA).

It's Closer Than You Think!

Distance from Lakeland International Airport (LAL):

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Explore Lakeland

Florida Resort

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

Located just 20 miles from Lakeland International Airport, this multi-day vacation destination is built for kids! The resort includes an interactive, 150-acre theme park with more than 50 rides, shows and attractions inspired by popular LEGO® brands and characters, LEGOLAND® Water Park and a world-famous botanical garden.

Quaint Downtown

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Lakeland boasts a charming downtown area brimming with historic architecture, boutique shops, art galleries, and eateries. Travelers can immerse themselves in the local culture, enjoy live music events, and indulge in delicious cuisine at the city's unique restaurants and cafes. For those seeking relaxation and natural beauty, don’t miss out on nearby attractions including the stunning Lake Mirror Promenade, Hollis Garden, Bonnet Springs Park, and Circle B Bar Reserve among others.


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For aviation enthusiasts, Lakeland International Airport is home to the annual Sun 'n Fun Aerospace Expo, one of the largest aviation events in the world. Held every spring, this event attracts tens of thousands of pilots, exhibitors, and spectators from around the globe, offering a thrilling showcase of aircraft, aerobatic performances, educational seminars, and more. Year round, visitors can stop by their campus to explore the Aerospace Center for Excellence, Florida Air Museum, and the Skylab Innovation Center.

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Lakeland International Airport

Terminal Location

Main Terminal

Recommended Arrival Time

At least 90 minutes before departure

Ticket Counter Hours

Avelo ticket counters provide flight and baggage check-in services, as well as the opportunity to purchase Avelo flights, and are open for approximately two hours prior to each scheduled departure. The counters close 40 minutes prior to the take-off time.

Airport Address

3900 Don Emerson Dr, Lakeland, FL 33811

Discover Cheap Flights to Orlando / Lakeland, FL

* Seats and days are limited. Fares may vary by destination, flight, and day of week and won't be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times and holiday periods. Fares available as of the date listed and are subject to change until ticketed. Not valid on previously purchased itineraries. Additional fees for carry-on and checked bags, assigned seats and other optional services may apply. For full terms and conditions, please visit Contract of Carriage.

FAQ– Flying to Orlando / Lakeland, FL

Avelo Airlines operates from Lakeland International Airport (LAL). This airport provides easy access to the attractions and events of Lakeland, Florida, and the surrounding area.

Avelo Airlines currently offers flights from Lakeland International Airport to the following destinations:

  • New Haven, CT

These flights depart weekly from Lakeland International Airport. Please note that flight schedules may be subject to change.

You can check in for your flight from Orlando / Lakeland with Avelo Airlines beginning 24 hours prior to your scheduled departure. Please click here for comprehensive information regarding the check-in process for your Avelo flight from Orlando / Lakeland, FL.

Avelo operates from the main terminal at Lakeland International Airport (LAL). When departing or arriving for an Avelo flight at LAL, passengers should proceed to the main terminal for check-in, security screening, and boarding.

** Avelo Airlines’ Cancellation Rate is the percentage of the airline’s scheduled flights it canceled during the month/YTD. An airline’s cancellation rate is an essential industry standard for measuring its reliability. The lower the percentage of flights an airline cancels – the more dependable the airline is. Rankings are determined by comparing performance data from Anuvu (anuvu.com).