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Ground and Cruise Transportation

 Cruise Operations and Ground Transportation Handbook 

This Handbook is for companies involved with cruise operations or ground transportation at Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International Airport. Read the Cruise Operations & Ground Transportation Handbook (PDF).  

Topics Discussed:

  • 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

Operating Guidelines for Commercial Ground Transportation 

The Operating Guidelines for Commercial Ground Transportation are being revised and will be posted when they are finalized.


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 a Management 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

Ground Transportation Permits

The Broward County Permitting, Licensing, and Consumer Protection Division issues prearranged ground transportation permits authorizing vehicles for hire, which includes issuing permits for courtesy vehicles.

To obtain a Ground Transportation Permit information, please contact:

Broward County Environmental & Consumer Protection
1 North University Drive, Suite 3100A, Plantation, FL 33324