The Aviation Department is a self-supporting department of Broward County Board of County Commissioners. Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is located in South Florida in the heart of Greater Fort Lauderdale's Gold Coast. The Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport is in unincorporated Broward County, Florida, located in Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood and Dania Beach, 21 miles north of Miami. The Airport offers free WiFi, a cell phone waiting lot & areas to observe planes taking off & landing.The Airport is ranked 21st in the United States in total passenger traffic and 13th in domestic origin and destination passengers. With more than 600 flights a day, the Airport offers non-stop service to more than 60 U.S. cities and international service to Canada, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Mexico, Latin American and Europe.
Broward County and the Federal Aviation Authority constructed a $791 million project which extended the south runway 9R/27L to an overall length of 8,000 feet. Construction of the project began in January 2012. The project was funded by the Federal Aviation Administration, the Florida Department of Transportation and Passenger Facility Charges. FLL operates under the governance of the Broward County Board of County Commissioners and is an Enterprise Fund of Broward County, receiving no tax revenues to support operations.
Call 954-359-6100 for more information. For updates on airport programs and services, visit