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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport | FLL

Discover information about FLL airport, including the facilities of the airport, technical features and the airlines that operate in and out of the airport.

About Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (IATA: FLL) is an airport located in Florida, United States. It is surrounded by the cities of Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood and Dania Beach. Despite the other airport in the region, Miami International Airport, still handling most long-haul flights, FLL is now an international gateway with over 700 daily flights.

The airport is Spirit Airline’s largest base, and is also a hub for airlines such as JetBlue and Silver Airways. In addition, FLL is the focus city for airlines such as Allegiant Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Southwest Airlines. The airport is also the hub for Wildcat Touring, which operates private charter and sightseeing tours. Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport if the US’ 18th busiest airport for passenger traffic, and is in the world’s top 50th busiest airports. For example, in 2018 the airport handled 35.9 million passengers, which was a 10% increase on the previous year.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Location

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is located 3 miles south of Fort Lauderdale, 21 miles north of Hollywood and is also bounded by Dania Beach, as seen on the map below:


Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport has 1,380 acres of land, complete with two runways and four terminals.

Facilities Include:

Baggage Wrapping

Baggage Carts

Currency exchange

Office supplies e.g. photocopier, fax machine


Public Baggage Storage

Free Wi-Fi

Airport Assistance

Service Animal Relief Areas

Nursing rooms

Lounges Include:

United Club: Conference rooms, TV, Magazines, WiFi, beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)


Direction Length (m) Length (ft) Surface
10L/28R 2,743 9,000 Asphalt
10R/28L 2,438 8,000 Concrete


There are currently three operational terminals at this airport. Although a fourth used to be in service, it was closed and demolished in 2017. There are currently plans for this airport to be reconstructed.

Terminal 1 - Yellow / “New Terminal”

The Yellow Terminal has three concourses and a total of 23 gates. This is the location of the United Club lounge, operated by United Airlines. Other airlines using this terminal include Swoop, Silver, Alaska, Copa, WestJet, Southwest, Allegiant and Bahamasair

Terminal 2 - Red / “Delta”

The red terminal is the smallest of the terminals, with only one concourse and 9 gates. It is solely used by Delta and Air Canada, with Delta having their Sky Club here.

Terminal 3 - Purple / “Main Terminal”

The Purple Terminal has two concourses and 20 gates, and is used by JetBlue, Azul, Emirates, American and Norwegian. There is a foodcourt at this terminal which opened in May 2013.

Airlines that fly to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

Air Canada Air Canada Rouge Air Transat Alaska Airlines
Allegiant Air American Airlines Avianca Azul Brazilian Airlines
Bahamasair British Airways Caribbean Airlines Copa Airlines
Delta Air Lines Delta Connection Emirates Frontier Airlines
IBC Airways JetBlue Norwegian Air Shuttle Silver Airways
SkyBahamas Airlines Southwest Airlines Spirit Airlines Swoop
TAME Tropic Ocean Airways United Airlines United Express

Top Destinations

Popular Domestic Destinations

Rank Airport Passengers Airlines
1 Atlanta, Georgia 1,356,000 Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit
2 Newark, New Jersey 858,000 JetBlue, Spirit, United
3 New York - LaGuardia, New York 717,000 Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit
4 Baltimore, Maryland 619,000 Southwest, Spirit
5 New York - JFK, New York 592,000 Delta, JetBlue
6 Chicago - O’Hare, Illinois 482,000 American, JetBlue, Spirit, United
7 San Juan, Puerto Rico 444,000 JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit
8 Detroit, Michigan 435,000 Delta, Spirit
9 Boston, Massachusetts 433,000 Delta, JetBlue, Spirit
10 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 419,000 American, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit

Popular International Destinations**

Rank Airport Passengers Airlines
1 Nassau, Bahamas 504,136 Bahamasair, JetBlue, Southwest
2 Toronto-Pearson, Canada 438,775 Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing, WestJet
3 Montréal, Canada 403,060 Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing, WestJet
4 Port-au-Prince, Haiti 394,373 JetBlue, Spirit
5 Montego Bay, Jamaica 373,076 Caribbean, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit
6 San José, Costa Rica 338,299 JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit
7 Cancún, Mexico 332,502 JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit
8 Havana, Cuba 291,061 JetBlue, Southwest
9 Kingston, Jamaica 265,700 Caribbean, JetBlue, Spirit
10 Bogotá, Colombia 251,409 Avianca, JetBlue, Spirit

How to get to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

By Road

You can access all terminals of the airport by road via US Route 1. Other roads that are near are Florida State Road 818, Interstate 95 and Interstate 595.

By Rail

Fort Lauderdale / Hollywood International Airport at Dania Beach train station is the nearest rail station for the airport. You can get Amtrak intercity trains and Tai-Rail commuter trains form here.