Port Authority To Meet With Orlando Aviation Authority

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Joint Meeting to Discuss Possible Partnerships

A Canaveral Port Authority contribution of $8,515, and a matching pledge from a Port tenant committed to community service, totalled $17,000 for Brevard Schools Foundation for EMBARK. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)
Canveral Port Authority will meet with Orlando Aviation Authority to discuss potential future arrangements. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – On Wednesday, Feb. 5, Canaveral Port Authority will host Greater Orlando Aviation Authority in a historic joint board meeting to discuss ways the seaport and airport can partner on initiatives that mutually would benefit the authorities and the Central Florida region.

Port Canaveral is among the world’s busiest cruise ports and a growing cargo hub with a regional impact of $3.5 billion annually. Orlando International Airport welcomes 35 million passengers each year and generates $26 billion annually for the Central Florida region.

Tom Weinberg
Tom Weinberg
Frank Kruppenbacher
Frank Kruppenbacher

Canaveral Port Authority Chairman Tom Weinberg and Greater Orlando Aviation Chairman Frank Kruppenbacher will conduct the meeting on the current status of the ports and the future opportunities.

In addition, the authorities will hear input from business leaders of Central Florida Partnership.