Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is situated in Dania Beach 5km southwest of the centre of Fort Lauderdale and 8km from the nearest beaches. It is very near to Hollywood and 40km north of Miami. It is the fastest-growing major airport in the United States with its proximity to the cruise line terminals at Port Everglades making it popular for travelers to the Caribbean.
To get to Fort Lauderdale Airport which connects to the Florida Turnpike, I-95, I-595 and US Route 1, take the State Road 84 or the I-595 and turn onto SW 29 Avenue for the Park N Save car park, or follow US Route 1 south to the airport Perimeter Road for the economy car park.
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport has four terminals and a Rental Car Centre which has more than 5,400 rental cars. Most of the major car hire firms can be found there. On arrival at the airport you will be located on Level I at one of the four terminal buildings. Terminals 1 to 3 handle domestic flights and terminal 4 International. All of the terminals have an Information/Customer Service Desk and are relatively small, so there are no long walking distances to the baggage reclaims and arrivals halls.
Passengers arriving at Terminal 1 who are planning to hire a ca r should follow the signs to the Concourse B Pedestrian Bridge. All of the other terminals have a shuttle bus service on the baggage claim level that takes passengers to the Car Rental Centre.
Taxis are available outside the arrivals area and Yellow Cab taxis are available on demand 24 hours a day from the Transportation Podium located outside the baggage area on the lower level at the curb of each terminal. Rate comparison charts are posted at each podium and cabs may accept up to five people for the fare stated on the meter.
Shared shuttle vans which offer a door-to-door service 輪椅的士香港 from the airport to most local destinations, can also be booked at the transportation desks located in each of the terminals.
Buses and Tri-Rail (commuter train) feeder buses operate daily schedules from bus stops outside the terminal buildings at Fort Lauderdale Airport. The bus stops are located at the west end of the airport between Terminals 1 and 2 and between Terminals 3 and 4. There is no railway at the airport terminal, but a TriRail shuttle bus runs to the nearby station where trains leave Fort Lauderdale Airport Station heading South towards Miami at approximately 30 minute intervals Monday to Friday and every two hours at the weekend.
There is plenty of parking available adjacent to the terminal building at Fort Lauderdale Airport with parking for nearly 12,000 cars located just minutes from most terminals and reached via a covered walkway. There are also thousands of additional spaces in remote parking lots accessible by a free shuttle bus service.
Departures in all of the terminals are on level II with escalators and lifts (which are wheelchair friendly) to all floors. There is a wide range of restaurants to choose from at the airport, most of them are located after security and the ones prior to security are open to the public.
Shopping at the airport is fairly limited, but you can buy newspapers, magazines, books and gifts as well as duty free items including cameras, perfume and jewelry.
There are ATMs and a business centres with fax and photocopy facilities in every terminal at Fort Lauderdale Airport. Disabled facilities are good and passengers with special needs should contact their airline in advance.