Orlando International Airport Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Press Release

Tir na Greine School of Irish Dance performs at Orlando International Airport

ORLANDO, FL. – Guests from all around the world might have thought they had landed in Ireland upon arrival at Orlando International Airport. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, the airport hosted the Tir na Greine School of Irish Dance, which means Land of Sunshine in Gaelic.

The school, which boasts over 150 students statewide, had over a dozen students on hand dressed in authentic costumes, kicking up their heels in front of the iconic water fountain in the Hyatt Hotel Atrium dancing a jig for the crowds. The dance students performed two high- energy twenty minute shows much to the delight of surprised onlookers.

The program is part of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority’s enhanced focus on customer service, designed to delight and value the public with the finest airport experience in the world.

Basic MCO Information:

Orlando International Airport, with 35.7 million annual passengers, is the second busiest airport in Florida and 14th busiest in the U.S. The airport has approximately 18,000 badged employees and generates $31 billion in direct and indirect revenue for the regional economy.

Orlando International Airport strives to value and delight its customers through a design concept known as The Orlando Experience.®