What is This Thing at Orlando's Aiport?

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  1. GrnMtnMan

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    This.

    It looks like it could be the tram to another terminal or a train or bus station....but the path leads down to roadway.
     
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  3. goofy4tink

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    I'm going to have to say it's the tram to the various gates. Yes, there is a walkway down to the roadway area, but I think that's just an access way. I have seen that as we use the tram.
     
  4. Shelly F - Ohio

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    If you follow it to the end, it dead ends in the grass between to roadways.
     
  5. NotUrsula

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    It seems to enter the building just outside the Hyatt's ballrooms. I'm guessing that it was originally meant to be a ramp for tradeshow deliveries to the Hyatt.
     
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  7. GrnMtnMan

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    It's number 1 I think. A connector between the current terminal and a proposed future one. Here are the overall plans. And here is the doc that most clearly shows the intended use of that structure.

    I guess I could have Google-ed this in the first place.
     
  8. goofy4tink

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    Well then....obviously I didn't look at it clearly enough, or pan out far enough. It does look like a connector to a future terminal area. Duh.
     
  9. DVC Doc

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    It's a built out for future rail access to the airport.
     
  10. Jestocost

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    If you mean for a rail service connection between the current terminal and the proposed south terminal as GrnMtnMan suggested, then I agree. I think it's less likely to be there for access to any larger rail system unless the airport would be a terminus point for that system.
     

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