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Fort Lauderdale Tour Ideas

Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruise

Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruise
3 hours
USD 23.27
Cruise the waterways of Fort Lauderdale's New River on a riverboat for and stop at the Jungle Queen Indian Village, a beautiful tropical island environment where you'll see macaws, rare plants and birds, and alligators wrestling. On this lush island you will also have a chance to learn about the history of the Florida Seminole tribe. If you're short on time but still want to take in the beautiful sights from the water, opt for a 90-minute cruise which will bring you down Fort Lauderdale's 'Millionaire's Row' and the historic New River.

Day Trip to the Bahamas with Balearia Caribbean

Day Trip to the Bahamas with Balearia Caribbean
1 day
USD 79.00
Take the ferry across the water for a wonderful day in paradise in Balearia Caribbean.  Visit wonderful beaches, open-air markets and casinos. Go shopping and dine at local restaurants. Relax on the beach soaking up the fun on the sand and in the sun.

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Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) Information

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Fort Lauderdale International Airport

Where is Fort Lauderdale Airport?  

Situated adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean, Fort Lauderdale features 11 kilometres (7 miles) of beaches. The city is known for its extensive network of canals, with 265 kilometres (165 miles) of waterways within the city limits.

Fort Lauderdale's economy is centred on tourism, primarily from cruise and recreational boating. Convention visitors bring another 10 million visitors a year. Yacht manufacturing is also a key industry.

Fort Lauderdale International Airport (IATA: FLL, ICAO: KFLL, FAA LID: FLL), officially Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, also referred to as Fort Lauderdale Hollywood Airport, or simply Fort Lauderdale Airport, is located 5 kilometres (3 miles) southwest of downtown Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States.

FLL Hollywood Airport is situated close to the communities of Hollywood and Dania Beach, and is about a half-hour drive north of Miami, and is very popular with Caribbean cruise passengers.

In 2013, Fort Lauderdale Airport served 23,559,779 passengers. Florida's busiest airport, Miami International Airport (MIA), serves most long haul flights to the region.

FLL Airport is a hub for Allegiant Air, JetBlue Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines and Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that fly to Fort Lauderdale Airport include Air Canada, Air Transat, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Avianca, Azul Brazilian Airlines, Bahamasair, CanJet, Caribbean Airlines, Condor, Copa Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, SkyBahamas Airlines, Sunwing Airlines, TAME, United Airlines, US Airways, Virgin America, Volaris and WestJet. 

Cities with flights to Fort Lauderdale Airport include Atlanta, Bogotá, Boston, Cancún, Cartagena, Chicago, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Guatemala City, Havana, Las Vegas, Lima, London, Los Angeles, Medellín, Mexico City, Montego Bay, Nassau, New York, Oslo, Panama City, Port-au-Prince, Port of Spain, Punta Cana, Quito, San Francisco, San José de Costa Rica, San Juan, Santo Domingo, Seattle, Stockholm, Toronto and Washington DC. 

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 Other Items of Interest at Fort Lauderdale Airport

Services at Fort Lauderdale Airport include:

  • Courtesy shuttles to any terminal - shuttle stops are located on the lower level outside baggage claim areas
  • Terminal Tunes.- local performers
  • Business Centre - pre-security
  • Massage chairs - Terminal 1, pre- and post-security
  • Pet relief areas
  • Hibiscus Garage provides a birds-eye-view of the entire airfield and terminals (with benches) - Section 7A on the top level
  • Sunny View Sitting Area (outdoor area for relaxing or suntanning, with benches and picnic tables) - located outside of Terminal 3 and a short walk from the other terminals


Trivia: NAS Fort Lauderdale, as the airport was then known, was home base for Flight 19, an aircraft that disappeared in December 1945, contributing to the notoriety of the Bermuda Triangle.

Additional Fort Lauderdale Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2016