Planes Archives - Uncle Walt's Insider
A passenger jet on final approach over Bay Lake, as seen from the Contemporary Hotel. Photo by Mike Belobradic via YouTube, TheMightyQuill [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr, and maybe a couple of others. We lose track.

This is why Magical Express was canceled! Walt Disney World Airport opens in 2022

We're a little surprised no one staying at Fort Wilderness noticed the construction. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Disney fans frustrated with the end of Disney's Magical Express may now have reason to chEAR -- Walt Disney World's new airport will open soon. Guests will now fly directly into Walt Disney World, without the need for the Magical Express! Uncle Walt's Insider first broke the story in 2019 that Walt Disney World was clearing land for an airport, incorporating the original STO/L runway ... Read more
Aircraft about to land at Walt Disney World's new airport. Photo by Todd Anderson, courtesy Disney Parks Blog.

New WDW airport opens sooner than expected

You'd think they'd wait until the runway was poured. EPCOT CENTER ATC CENTER, FL -- Less than one hour after we announced the opening of a new airport at Walt Disney World Resort and Spa, the first flights arrived at the airport. Several eagle-eyed readers called us to let us know that a flight of six aircraft passed over Epcot, on their way to land at the new airport! They aren't 737s, so we know it's not Southwest We are not sure which airline made ... Read more
Disney Airline+ at Walt Disney World International Airport+. Photo by JTOcchialini [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Land clearing points to new airport at Walt Disney World

Why mess with those other airports, when soon you can fly directly to Walt Disney World!? WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- There's so much construction going on at Walt Disney World these days, you can't throw a disgusting cream cheese-filled pretzel out of the window of your gondola without hitting a unsuspecting construction worker in the head. Seriously, stock in the company that produces the work walls for Disney is up 113% this year alone! Much of this construction is new attractions ... Read more