Airport Location & Capabilities
The Kissimmee Gateway Airport provides safe and efficient airport facilities for the economic benefit of our community.
Located near Orlando, just eight miles away from Walt Disney World and 10 miles away from the Orlando -Orange County Convention Center, Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) accommodates general aviation air service 24 hours a day with two paved airport runways--respectively 5,000 and 6,000 feet.
Three Fixed-Based Operators (FBOs) are located on the airport property, as well as a number of flight training schools, new T-hangars, box hangars, and a variety of recreational activities.
The public is encouraged to visit an historic Warbird Museum with T-6 Warbird adventure flights, P-51 Mustang pilot training and an 18-hole golf course.
Airport Ownership & Tower Information
The Kissimmee Gateway Airport is owned and operated by the City of Kissimmee and its air traffic control tower operates daily from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Terry Lloyd, originally from Philadelphia, PA, completed a 22-year career with the U.S. Air Force in the airport management field, before coming to Kissimmee Airport in 2000. He had numerous assignments throughout the United States, including Avon Park, and Cocoa Beach Florida. He also served in the United Kingdom, Korea and Honduras.
In 1994, Terry was named Airport Manager of the Year for the Air Force's Mobility Command, which provides all air cargo and air refueling tanker service to each branch of the U.S. military, and operates more than 14 bases worldwide.
He has been a member of the American Association of Airport Executives since 1993, and completed the association's highest level of accreditation, Accredited Airport Executive in 2008. Terry, who has a M.B.A. from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, was recognized by Orlando Business Journal in 2015 as one of Orlando's Veterans of Influence.