Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘OIA’

Residents in uproar about proposed OIA expansion

Residents in uproar about proposed OIA expansion

Lake Nona residents are upset over a possible airport expansion. Orlando International Airport wants to build on a wetlands area near the neighborhood, but residents are concerned about the environmental impact. Hundreds of residents attended a public hearing Wednesday. They are worried about the airport cutting down wetlands. It’s an area they said is not [...]

Airport officials dust off plans for 1,800 acres near “medical city”

Airport officials dust off plans for 1,800 acres near “medical city”

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority has joined the list of developers and landowners hoping to cash in on the “medical city” that’s rising out of pasture land in southeastern Orange County. For more than 20 years, GOAA has owned an 1,800-acre parcel of vacant land south of the airport, originally purchased to provide wetlands mitigation [...]

Hundreds of Lake Nona residents voice concerns about OIA expansion plans

Hundreds of Lake Nona residents voice concerns about OIA expansion plans

Source: Orlando Sentinel About 300 Lake Nona residents turned out at a public hearing Thursday night to tell the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority that they don’t want Orlando International Airport to encroach on their neighborhood in southeast Orlando. The crowd was made up mainly of residents of the NorthLake Park at Lake Nona subdivision, which [...]