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Orlando Sanford International Airport, Florida - 1809

Port Type: 
Port of Entry
Port Code: 
1809
Location Address: 
1100 Red Cleveland Blvd., Suite 100
Sanford, FL 32773
Mailing Address: 
1100 Red Cleveland Blvd., Suite 100
Sanford, FL 32773
Phone: 
(407) 585-6400
Fax: 
(407) 330-5825
Port Director: 
Edwin Catano
Office Hours: 
Currently open!
Currently closed
Sunday:
10:00 am-9:00 pm EST
Monday:
10:00 am-9:00 pm EST
Tuesday:
10:00 am-9:00 pm EST
Wednesday:
10:00 am-9:00 pm EST
Thursday:
10:00 am-9:00 pm EST
Friday:
10:00 am-9:00 pm EST
Saturday:
10:00 am-9:00 pm EST
Directions to Port Office: 

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Take SR 408 exit 82A; take the East-West Expy; Take the SR 417 N exit, exit 18A on the left toward Sanford; Merge onto FL 417 N/Central Florida Greenway; Take the CR 427 exit, exit 49 toward Lake Mary Blvd; Turn right onto CR 427 N/N Ronald Reagan Blvd; Turn right onto E Lake Mary Blvd; Turn left onto Red Cleveland Blvd; end at 100 Red Cleveland Blvd.

Supplemental Information: 

Landing Rights Instructions:
To request landing rights with CBP at Orlando Sanford International Airport:

  • By email: LANDINGRIGHTS-SFB@cbp.dhs.gov
  • By phone: (407)585-6400 at recording select option 5, request landing rights.
  • By fax: (407)585-6496 (sample attached “Advance Notice of Arrival for Aircraft”)
  • Provide detailed flight information equal to the same information when transmitting EAPIS
  • Private, Part 91 carriers arriving from the Caribbean Basin will require an Overflight Exemption

Additional Information:

  • Private aircrafts will be inspected at the General Aviation Facility (GAF)
  • Commercial chartered airlines will need to contact Sanford Operations for gate fees
  • Passengers arriving on the Visa Waiver Program must have a valid approved ESTA and

E-Passport if they arrive on a private, Part 91 or chartered, Part 135 aircraft that is a Signatory VWP air carrier.

  • Contact CBP Sanford, at a minimum, 24 hours in advance for landing rights requests. Exemptions to this would be for flight diversions, military aircraft and air ambulance flights.
  • Upon approval of landing rights, please keep CBP updated on any flight updates, delays and/or cancellations.
  • Follow up with a phone call to CBP Sanford for any assistance or questions like how to request an Overflight Exemption, or a landing rights follow up call to make sure CBP received your Notice of Intended Arrival request. 
Notices: 

Special Instructions

The Port of Sanford is an airport environment with both passenger and cargo processing responsibilities. Port personnel are the face at the border for most cargo and visitors entering the United States. Here CBP enforces the import and export laws and regulations of the U.S. federal government and conducts admissibility activities. The Port also performs agriculture inspections to protect the USA from potential carriers of animal and plant pests or diseases that could cause serious damage to America's crops, livestock, pets, and the environment. This port is designated as a Class A Port of entry for all aliens.