Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Intl. Airport
The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and North Perry Airport (HWO), a general aviation airport, form a diverse and dynamic airport system. This airport system serves the needs of 27 million annual passengers and the general aviation community throughout South Florida.
FLL is ranked 21st in the U.S. in total passenger traffic and 13th in domestic origin and destination passengers. There are more than 325 departure and 325 arrival flights a day. FLL offers nonstop service to more than 125 U.S. cities and flights to Canada, Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexico, Latin America, and Europe. FLL averages 650 commercial flights per day on 30 airlines. There are also 100 private flights. Each day over 73,000 travelers pass through the four terminals at FLL.
12,500 on-airport badged employees
139,920 total jobs (direct, indirect, induced multiplier effect)
Total payroll $3.5 billion in wages
Total output $13.2 billion
Major Improvements Underway
The FLL Airport Improvements and Renovations Program (FLLAIR) will modernize the terminals, add gates for international and domestic destinations, and keep delays to a minimum through a new runway. FLLAIR includes these major projects.
The new South Runway that opened in September 2014 created an estimated 11,000 construction jobs with a $1.4 billion impact to the regional economy.
Terminal 4 will expand from 10 to 14 gates with more international gates. There will also be more restaurants and shops for passengers.
The Terminal Modernization Program will upgrade and improve Terminals 1, 2, and 3.
Concourse A in Terminal 1 will have five gates for both international and domestic flights
Exotic cruise vacations and international trade are what makes Port Everglades an economic powerhouse for Broward County and one of the most diverse seaports in the United States.
Located In the heart of Greater Fort Lauderdale and the City of Hollywood, FL, Port Everglades is one of the busiest cruise ports in the world. It is a leading container port in Florida and among the most active cargo ports in the United States. And, Port Everglades is South Florida’s main seaport for receiving petroleum products including, gasoline and jet fuel. A foreign-trade zone and available office space inside the Port's secure area make Port Everglades a highly desirable business center for world trade.
The Port Everglades Department is a self-supporting Enterprise Fund of Broward County government. It does not rely on local tax dollars for operations or capital improvements.
Courtesy of Broward County, Florida - and
Jason Castro (Chief Steward)