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Public Transportation Market Share by Airport 81 Orlando (11% Market Share) Market Share U.S. Rank Airport Total Rail Bus/Van 14 Orlando International Airport 11% 0% 11% SOURCE: TCRP Report 62 (16) The Airport. Orlando International Airport is located about 13 miles from the center of Orlando. The airport served about 34.1 MAP in 2005; of these, some 13.8 million were origi- nating passengers. Under conditions of no highway congestion, the driving time from the airport to downtown is 18 minutes. The airport currently attracts about 1.5 million travelers per year who use public, high-occupancy modes to the airport. Connections at the Airport. Orlando International Airport has a highly centralized config- uration, with all landside services in one central structure and air-side services (gates) connected only by automated people movers. Local buses operate from only one departure point (A-side), while shuttle vans depart from both sides of the terminal. Bus/Van. Traditional public transportation bus services are operated by Lynx to downtown Orlando, International Drive, and the city of Apopka. Shuttle vans are provided only by one company. At $17 per trip, the vans provide a cost-effective alternative to taxis for parties of one traveling to hotels on International Drive. A taxi costs about $34, which makes it competitive for any party of two or more. About seven van operators provide regional service to areas outside of the metropolitan area. In operation at Orlando International Airport is one of the world's few through-baggage check-out services; the Swiss Railways operates one, and another such service is planned for Kuala Lumpur later in 2007. In this system, travelers with reservations at a Disney Hotel are sent baggage tags by mail with the hotel vouchers. These tags are placed by the traveler on the bags (in addition to the airline tags); then the bags are separated at the airport and sent directly to the individual hotel room. A reverse service is sometimes offered at the resort hotel, but not for all flights. Seattle (11% Market Share) Market Share U.S. Rank Airport Total Rail Bus/Van 15 Seattle-Tacoma International 11% 0% 11% Airport SOURCE: SEATAC Airport Surveys (22) The Airport. SeattleTacoma International Airport is located about 14 miles from the cen- ter of Seattle. The airport served about 29.3 MAP in 2005; of these, some 9.9 million were origi- nating passengers. Under conditions of no highway congestion, the driving time from the airport to downtown is 17 minutes. The airport currently attracts about 1.1 million travelers per year who use public, high-occupancy modes to the airport. Connections at the Airport. The Seattle airport has a traditional horseshoe layout, cen- tered around a large parking structure. Within that parking structure, managed areas have been created for taxis, vans, and courtesy vehicles. An "island" serves as the location for courtesy vehicles and vans, while an inner drive (deeper into the garage structure) serves taxis and the Shuttle Express services. A ground information center is also located in the garage structure. Separate from the garage complex, a departure area is located for charter buses (to cruises, for