Fort Lauderdale International Airport

Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport is an unincorporated Broward county located between the Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, and Dania Beach. The airport is located approximately 5 kilometres southwest of downtown Fort Lauderdale, and 21 kilometers north of Miami. Its proximity to the cruise line terminals at Port Everglades makes the airport a popular destination among tourists who wants to experience the Caribbean. The airport serves as a hub for Silver Airways and Spirit Airlines, as well as a focus city for Allegiant Air and JetBlue Airways. The airport has two runways with asphalt surface, tilting to the direction of 10L/28R, stretching 9,000 feet, or 2,743 meters, while the second runway tilts to the direction of 10R/28L, stretching 8,000 feet, or 2,438 meters. The airport ranked as the 21st busiest airport in United States in terms of passenger traffic, as well as the state’s 14th busiest international air gateway. It is also deemed as one of the world’s 50busiest airports.


Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport has a total of four terminals: Terminal 1 or commonly referred as The New Terminal, Terminal 2 or the Delta Terminal, Terminal 3 or the Main Terminal, and Terminal 4, which serves as the International Terminal.

Terminal 1 has about two concourses and 18 gates. Airlines operating on this terminal include United Airlines. Meanwhile Terminal 2 only has one concourse with 9 gates, and is limited for use by airlines such as Delta, Delta Connection, Condor (seasonal), and Air Canada. The Main Terminal also has two concourses and the most number of gates, numbered at 20. Airlines that mainly serve this terminal include Bahamasair, US Airways, American Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, JetBlue Airways, and Spirit Airlines. Lastly, Terminal 4 only has one terminal and seven gates. Terminal 4 also serves as an extension to those terminals and handles all non-precleared international arrivals.

Services and Facilities

Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport is committed to make your stay in the airport enjoyable and hassle-free while waiting to board your plane flying to your next destination. You can help yourself for a fulfilling meal with a number of restaurants scattered all throughout the airport. Most of them can be found beyond security checkpoints, while a number are located before the checkpoints. You can also shop in Duty Free Kiosks which can be found on Terminals 2-4. Should you be requiring service to and fro the city centre and the airport, you can make arrangements with our rental car centre, which are scattered all throughout the airport. You can also take delight in visiting the kiosks which have a comprehensive selection of reading materials, themed-gifts, and souvenirs.  Should you find yourself running low on cash, you can simply go to the automated teller machines (ATM) scattered throughout the airport. If your mobile phone is running out of battery, fret not and simply head to the phone recharging machines in Terminal 1. You can also opt to drop your extra baggage in Terminal 1 if you wish to roam around the airport without bringing extra baggage.

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 Getting To & From the Airport

Driving hide 

From Fort Lauderdale, head south on U.S. 1 S toward E Broward Blvd the take the ramp to Ft Laud-Hlwd/International Airport. The airport is on the right side.

Trains hide 

Tri-Rail commuter rail service offers service between Miami and West Palm Beach. 

Buses hide 

The airport is served by Broward County Transit bus Route 1, offering connecting service through the Central Terminal in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, and also service to Aventura, in Miami-Dade County.

 Who flies to Fort Lauderdale International

 Airport Contact Details

Fort Lauderdale International Airport

B320 Terminal Drive,
Fort Lauderdale,
FL 33315,

Tel:+1 (1)954 3596147


Broward County Aviation Department

 Location Details

Longitude:80° 9' 6'' W
Latitude:26° 4' 27'' N

 Airport Location

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