Awaiting Your Arrival

​​​General Information

​Please note: Some airport services denoted by (**) may be temporarily unavailable due to ongoing COVID-19 travel impacts.

While keeping passengers on the go is FLL's main goal, providing a pleasurable experience before and after flights is also a top priority. Upon arriving at FLL, you'll discover a friendly environment that captures South Florida's unique tropical ambiance.

Baggage Storage/Gifts/Restaurants**
For your convenience, public baggage storage is available, allowing you the freedom to explore our airport unencumbered. Our gift shops are the perfect place to pick up memorable souvenirs for friends and relatives. Or, satisfy your appetite at one of the many snack stands and restaurants offering a wide array of treats, sweets, and delicious eats.

Lost and Found
It's easy to lose or misplace things while traveling, but if you do, there's no need to panic. Just check with our Lost and Found

Safety Tips
Since your safety is our number one concern, we believe you'll find these security tips of interest.

As a gateway to the international world, passengers can find helpful information by visiting the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website.
Currency Exchange **
Looking for foreign currency? No problem, just click currency exchange for convenient airport locations.

Transportation and Parking **
You'll also find easy access to transportation and parking. So look around and see all that FLL has to offer from a host of special services to first-class amenities.

When I change flights or recheck my luggage, do I have to go through security again? 

If you are changing terminals or arriving on an international flight, you will have to go through security again. At this time, Concourses E and F in Terminal 3 and Concourse G in Terminal 4 are connected post-security. Additionally, Concourses A, B, and C in Terminal 1 are connected. For a map of the Airport, please visit Where is My Airline? 

Can I accompany a minor, or a passenger requiring special assistance to/from the gate area if I am not flying?
In some cases, non-ticketed escorts may accompany minor children traveling alone or passengers requiring special assistance to the gate. You must obtain a gate pass at the ticket counter of the airline the person is flying. Airlines issue gate passes solely at their discretion. Not all airlines will issue a gate pass. You must show a valid government-issued photo ID to receive a gate pass.​

​Things To Do At The Airport​

Sunny View Sitting Area If you have some time until your flight, here are some suggestions for activities at the airport.

Artwork - Art lovers can view and enjoy more than 60 pieces of art throughout the terminals and Rental Car Center. View the PDF of the latest Public Art at FLL brochure.

Business Service Centers** – Do you need a notary or copy machine? Looking for stamps or travel insurance. Then a Business Service Center will help. They are located in the pre-security areas of each terminal.

​Connect to the Internet - Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport.

Get A Charge - Charging stations/outlets are located in select areas in all four terminals where you can plug in to recharge your mobile devices. The majority are in-seat outlets near boarding gates. 

Pet Relief Areas – Give your four-legged traveling companion a chance to walk in the pet relief areas outside of the terminals on the lower level. Follow the signs, and please remember to clean up after your pet. Doggie bags and trash receptacles are available.

Service Animal Relief Areas - Currently, there are six SARAs located post-security at FLL across the four terminals. Three of the indoor service animal relief areas are in Terminal 1, and one each in Terminals 2, 3, and 4.  

Shop Till Your Plane Leaves** – Visit one of the many retail shops for items such as clothing, electronics, toys, books, sunglasses, sundries, or duty-free to name a few.

Viewing Area – The top of the Hibiscus Garage provides a birds-eye view of the entire airfield and terminals. Go to Section 7A on the top level. There are numerous benches for sitting while you watch the planes take off and land.

​Sunny View Sitting Area
- This is a great outdoor location to relax and even work on your tan. It is located outside of Terminal 3 and a short walk from the other terminals. There are benches and picnic tables to enjoy the beautiful South Florida weather.​

FLL's Fit Walking Path
Walking Path
- If you have time and want to exercise, try the FLL Fit Walking Path. This 1.3-mile path is located on the upper level and goes between the terminals. Store your carry-ons at Bags To Go.
Things To Remember
​Some of the suggested activities are Post Security in specific concourses. For security reasons, you can’t enter a concourse unless you have a boarding pass for a flight leaving from that concourse.

Give yourself enough time to go through security and arrive at your gate.

Courtesy shuttles will take you to any terminal. Shuttle stops are located on the lower level outside of the baggage claim areas.​

​​The Airport's Artistic Side

​​While you're at the Airport, be sure to take in the artistic surroundings. FLL is a major participant in Broward County's Public Art & Design program. The county-wide program places public art along roadways, in libraries, parks, courthouses, and many other facilities.

The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport has participated in Broward County's Public Art program since the mid-eighties. More than 60 pieces of art have since been commissioned for display at FLL. A stainless steel sculpture graces the entry to the greenbelt surrounding the Airport. In the terminals, paintings, prints, quilts, lighted collages, terrazzo floors, sound art, photography, and lifelike sculpture are among the works of art that welcome passengers and announce they have arrived in Broward County.

In the Rental Car Center, Luminous Portals bring light and glass together in a mesmerizing vision of architecture, engineering, and fine art. A stunning display of terrazzo artwork, inspired by Florida's mangrove islands, spans the facility on Levels 2, 3, and 4, and the Pedestrian bridge connecting Terminal 1/Concourse B.

You can learn more about Broward County's Public Art and Design Program.