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Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL)

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Contact Information
Broward County Aviation Department
2200 Southwest 45th Street, Suite 101, Dania Beach, FL 33312
Greg Meyer, Public Information Officer
Web Site:


North Runway (10L-28R) 9,000’ x 150’ 
South Runway (10R-28L) 8,000' x 150' 

Terminals and Gates
Four terminals with 56 gates. 

Land Area Acreage
Approximately 1,400 acres

2016 Total Passengers
29.2 million - Ranked 21st among U.S. airports



  1. Several garages close to the terminals offer hourly and daily parking.
  2. Curbside valet parking is available outside of the terminals on the departure (upper) level.  
  3. A camera guidance system in the garages show drivers open and filled spaces with green and red lights. Along the major driving lanes, overhead signs show the number of open spaces in each parking aisle.
  4. Cell Phone Waiting Area provides 47 spaces just seconds from the arrival areas for private (not for hire) vehicles.
  5. SunPass Plus is available to pay for parking.


Passenger Traffic Milestones
December 1969 – 1 million
December 1994 – 10 million
December 2004 – 20 million
December 2015 - 25 million 

Economic Impact
• $13.2 billion total annual economic impact
• On - Airport jobs 12,500
• Additional 140,000 jobs through ancillary services 


May 1929 – Merle Fogg Airport dedicated.
January 1948 – Broward County assumes control of the airport from the U.S. Navy.
June 1953 – Commercial service starts with Mackey Airlines flying to Nassau, Bahamas.
October 1959 – Airport renamed Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International.
January 2012 - Groundbreaking for the expanded South Runway.
September 2014 - South Runway opens on time and within budget. 
November 2015 - Terminal 4 western phase opens.
July 2017 - Terminal 1 Concourse A opens.



North Perry Airport (HWO)

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Contact Information
101 SW 77th Way
Pembroke Pines, FL 33023
After Hours/Emergency: 954-359-1201 (Communications Center at FLL)
Web Site:
Media Contact: Greg Meyer, Public Information Officer, 954-359-6116,,

1. 10R – 28L is 3,225 feet long with pilot controlled medium intensity lighting for 24-hour operation
2. 10L – 28R is 3,241 feet long
3. 1L – 19R is 3,350 feet long with pilot controlled medium intensity lighting for 24-hour operation
4. 1R – 19L is 3,260 feet long

511 acres
Aircraft Storage
150 T-Hangars and over 200 tie-down spaces for aircraft storage.

Over 350 based at the airport.
Limited to a maximum take-off weight of 12,500 pounds.

Aircraft Operations
About 200,000 take-offs and landings in 2015. Over 50 percent of these operations are flight training activities from eight flight schools. 

The airport is open 24-hours. The Air Traffic Control Tower operates from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.


  • Eight flight schools.
  • Two banner tower operators.
  • News/helicopters operators.
  • Four fixed based operators offering both AvGas and Jet A fuel.

2008 and 2013 General Aviation Airport of the Year by the Florida Department of Transportation.
2010 Federal Aviation Administration Runway Safety Award.

Through the State of Florida Department of Transportation

Economic Impact
The Florida Department of Transportation completed a comprehensive economic impact analysis in 2010. They estimated North Perry Airport has a $133 million annual impact on the community.

1956 Broward County acquired the airport from the U.S. Navy