Photo of Boeing 727 arriving at the Lakeland Airport

At The Center Of It All!

Lakeland Linder International Airport (LAL) is ideally located in the center of one of the most dynamic growth corridors in the Southeast. Situated in the heart of Florida along the I-4 corridor LAL is midway between Tampa and Orlando, with easy access to I-4 via the Polk Parkway. It is situated on over 1,700 acres and has over one (1) million square feet of leasable space. In addition, the Airport has various parcels of land ready for aviation and non-aviation development. To inquire about potential business development opportunities please e-mail Gene Conrad, Airport Director, at and for hangar space availability please e-mail Samantha Meadows, Facilities Coordinator, at

Lakeland Intermodal Center 

Lakeland Linder International Airport (LAL) is currently developing 42 acres in the northwest quadrant of the airport for air cargo and Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) activities. This new intermodal center will provide an international gateway for shipment of products throughout the United States and the World. In addition to air cargo activities the airport is actively seeking MRO companies looking for easy access to the Florida market. The new center will be capable of servicing aircraft up-to and including the Boeing 777. Each site will be pad ready with electric, water, and sewer services pulled ready for developers to begin construction with an already completed environmental assessment.Construction of the connecting taxiway was completed in 2018 and construction of the apron area is currently underway.


Graphic of new Intermodal Center layout at the Lakeland Airport

Foreign-Trade Zone 79 (Tampa Bay & I-4 Corridor)

Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) No. 79 assists companies along the I-4 Corridor and in the greater Tampa Bay region to streamline the process and minimize the costs associated with qualified importing, exporting, manufacturing, and distribution activities. Located within FTZ No. 79 Lakeland Linder International Airport (LAL) provides our tenants and users with the opportunity to strengthen their international position. For more information about FTZ 79 please visit their website here:

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