Fort Lauderdale, United States (US)
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is three miles southwest of downtown Fort Lauderdale and 21 miles north of Miami. The airport has four terminals:
Terminal 1: New Terminal - Yellow
Terminal 2: Delta Terminal - Red
Terminal 3: Main Terminal - Purple
Terminal 4: International Terminal - Green
If you are changing terminals or arriving on an international flight, you will have to go through security again. At this time, only Concourses E and F in Terminal 3 are connected after security. Concourses B and C in Terminal 1 are not connected. The airport offers free baggage storage as well as free Wi-Fi, 40 pieces of art, and a Business Service Center.
Travelling between Terminals
A free shuttle bus operates between terminals on the lower level of each terminal from 06:00-21:00 daily.
There are renovation works ongoing throughout the airport. An airside connector bridge between Terminals 3 and 4 is expected to open in 2016. Renovation of Terminals 1, 2, and 3 are scheduled for completion by early 2017. Terminal 4 is also being expanded, with Concourse H to be demolished in 2016/2017.
The Broward County Transit operates daily bus service to and from the airport with Route 1. Buses run every 10-15 but schedules vary so be sure to check in advance. The journey to Aventura Mall takes approximately 45 minutes.
Location: Terminal 1, before security, Rental Car Center, bus stop 7
Cost: USD 2 one-way
Operating hours: 05:29-23:36 daily
Tri-Rail provides service between FLL Airport Station in Dania Beach and Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Free shuttle buses travel between the airport and the Tri-Rail service at Airport Station.
Location: West end of Terminal 1, in between Terminals 2 and 3, and between Terminals 3 and 4
Cost: USD 3.75 one-way to Fort Lauderdale on Mon-Fri, USD 5 one-way to Fort Lauderdale on Sat-Sun,
Operating hours: 04:51-22:18 Mon-Fri, 05:57-22:22 Sat and Sun
Several companies provide taxi service to and from the airport. The journey to Fort Lauderdale hotels is about USD 30.
Terminal 1, Concourse B, airside, upper level, in front of gate B4
Terminal 1, Concourse C, airside, upper level, next to washrooms immediately after security
Terminal 2, Concourse D, airside, upper level, gate unkown
Terminal 3, Concourse E, airside, upper level, in front of gate E6
Terminal 3, landside, upper level, behind American Airlines check-in desk, next to mailbox
Terminal 3, Concourse F, airside, upper level, in between gates F3 and F5
Terminal 4, Concourse G, landside, upper departure level, next to Harvest & Grounds café
Florida is a good place to go for Cuban cuisine. So it is not a surprise, that the Fort Lauderdale airport has a good Cuban restaurant called Casavana. Try the Empanadas or the Cuban Sandwiches.
Public Baggage Storage is available in all terminals, allowing you to explore the airport or visit the city without being weighed down by your luggage. Storage costs USD 7 per day per bag.
Terminal 1, landside, lower arrivals level
Hours: 09:00-17:30 Sat & Sun
Terminal 2, landside, lower arrivals level
Hours: 09:00-17:30 daily
Terminal 3, landside, lower arrivals level
Hours: 09:00-17:30 Sat & Sun
Terminal 4, landside, lower arrivals level
Hours: 09:00-12:00 Sat & Sun
The airport offers a music program featuring local entertainers. They perform at the airport 2-3 days a week in different locations and at varying hours. Check the website for the schedule.
Delta Sky Club
Terminal 2, Concourse D, airside, next to gate information centre
Terminal 1, Concourse C, airside, next to Gate C1
Passengers can rent cars on-site at the airport’s Rental Car Center, a building located adjacent to Terminal 1. There are 12 companies available to hire cars from. Shuttle buses will take you from the RCC to Terminals 2, 3, and 4.
Terminal 1, Concourse B, landside, level 2, take the pedestrian bridge near the security checkpoint
There are no showers offered at FLL airport.
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