Ground and Cruise Transportation

Operating Guidelines for Commercial Ground Transportation

Ground Transportation Operating Guidelines

The Broward County Aviation Department has engaged SP Plus Curbside Management Joint Venture (“SP Plus”) to manage the Commercial Ground Transportation Program at FLL Airport.SP Plus has developed aManagement and Operating Plan covering the following topics:

  • Registration of Commercial and Courtesy Vehicle Operations and Vehicles
  • Registration of Drivers with the County
  • Commercial Vehicle Operating at FLL Airport Fees
  • Operating Guidelines
  • Ground Transportation Operations
  • Ground Transportation Areas
  • Curbside Delivery Vehicle Policy
  • Self-Reporting of Trip Fees
  • Instructions for Trip Reporting
  • Permit Denial or Revocation
  • Enforcement
  • Commercial Ground Transportation Holding Lot
  • Information Booths

Read and/or print the Operating Guidelines for Commercial Ground Transportation (PDF).


Cruise Operations and Ground Transportation Handbook 2014 - 2015


This Handbook is for companies involved with cruise operations or ground transportation at Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International Airport Read and/or print the 2014 - 2015 Handbook (PDF).

Topics Discussed:Cruise Operations and Ground Transportation Handbook

  • Cruise-Charter Bus Procedures Arriving from the Ports
  • Cruise-Charter Bus Procedure Departing to Ports
  • Cruise Procedure Departing to Ports
  • Baggage Truck Loading
  • Delivery Vehicles
  • Remote Baggage Screening Facility
  • Coming This Season




Ground Transportation Permits

To obtain a Ground Transportation Permit, you must print and then complete the Ground Transportation Permit Packet (PDF) of forms. Please read the directions below.

If you have any questions about the forms or the required information, contact the Aviation Department at 954-359-6100.

After you completed the forms and provided all the required information, mail or deliver it to:

Broward County Aviation Department
Landside Operations – GTP
2200 Southwest 45th Street, Suite 101
Dania Beach, FL 33312

Permits for Vehicles Up To 19 Passengers and Courtesy Vehicles

The Broward County Permitting, Licensing, and Consumer Protection Division issues prearranged ground transportation permits authorizing vehicles for hire that accommodate up to 19 passengers other than the driver to pick up passengers. The Division also issues permits for courtesy vehicles, including those that accommodate more than 20 passengers other than the driver. Visit the Division's web site for details on the permit process.

Directions for Completing the Ground Transportation Permit Packet

Page 1: Operational Requirements & Fees - Read and comply with instructions.

Page 2: Permit Prearranged Ground Transportation Services – Complete required information.

Page 3: Prearranged Ground Transportation Permit Decal/Vehicle Assignment Log – Complete required information. If you add additional vehicles to the fleet, complete form again and mail or deliver it to the Aviation Department. Note: Column for “Decal Number” is completed by Broward County Aviation Department.

Page 4: Description of Fees - Read and comply with instructions.

Page 5: Ground Transportation Monthly Report on Trip Fees - Complete the form by the 15th of the following month and submit it to the Finance Division at 100 Aviation Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315.

Page 6: Instructions for Worker’s Compensation Insurance Certificate - Supply all required documentation if applicable.

Download the Ground Transportation Permit Packet (PDF).