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Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL)    
North Perry Airport (HWO) 

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Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL)

Contact Information
Broward County Aviation Department
2200 Southwest 45th Street, Suite 101, Dania Beach, FL 33312
Greg Meyer, Public Information Officer, 954-359-6116,
Web Site:

North Runway (10L-28R) 9,000’ x 150’ 
South Runway (10R-28L) Closed

Terminals and Gates
Four terminals with 57 gates

Land Area Acreage
Approximately 1,700 acres

2013 Total Passengers
23.56 million - Ranked 21st among U.S. Airports

2013 Top Airline Market Share
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  1. Three garages next to the terminals offer hourly, daily, and valet parking and provide 8,992 spaces. 
  2. Airport Economy Parking a remote long-term lot has 4,012 spaces and located at 2755 S.W. 42nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
  3. Cell Phone Waiting Area provides 47 spaces just seconds from the arrival areas for private (not for hire) vehicles.

Passenger Traffic Milestones
December 1969 – 1 million
December 1994 – 10 million
December 2004 – 20 million 

Economic Impact
• $2.7 billion total annual economic impact
• On - Airport jobs 8,800
• Additional 28,000 jobs through ancillary services 

May 1929 – Merle Fogg Airport dedicated.
January 1948 – Broward County assumes control of the airport from the U.S. Navy.
June 1953 – Commercial service starts with Mackey Airlines flying to Nassau, Bahamas.
October 1959 – Airport renamed Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International.
January 2012 - Groundbreaking for the expanded South Runway.

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North Perry Airport (HWO)

Contact Information
101 SW 77th Way
Pembroke Pines, FL 33023
After Hours/Emergency: 954-359-1201 (Communications Center at FLL)
Web Site:
Media Contact: Greg Meyer, Public Information Officer, 954-359-6116,,

1. 9R – 27L is 3,225 feet long
2. 9L – 27L is 3,241 feet long
3. 18R – 36L is 3,350 feet long
4. 18R – 36R is 3,260 feet long
Two of the runways are lighted for 24-hour operation

511 acres

164 T-Hangars for aircraft storage

Over 300 based at the airport
Limited to a maximum take-off weight of 12,500 pounds


Aircraft Operations
About 175,000 take-offs and landings in 2009 with over 50% of these operations consisting of flight training activities from five flight schools

Air Traffic Control Tower
Hours of operation from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Five flight schools, two banner towers, several news helicopters, and two fixed based operators with both offering self-service fueling

2008 General Aviation Airport of the Year by the Florida Department of Transportation

Through the State of Florida Department of Transportation

Economic Impact
FDOT estimated economic impact of $133 million on the community

1956 Broward County acquired the airport from the U.S. Navy

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