Fort Lauderdale Airport

Also known as the Hollywood International Airport, not in California but in Florida. Let’s find out more about what it is all about.


It is located here


Here are some facts about this airport

  • Public Airport
  • Serves
    • Miami metropolitan area
  • Opened
    • May 1, 1929
  • Hub for
    • Silver Airways
  • Focus city for
    • JetBlue
  • Operating base for
    • Allegiant Air
    • Spirit Airlines
  • Website
  • Statistics 2022
    • Total Passengers
      • 31,686,404
    • Aircraft Operations
      • 285,801
    • Based aircraft
      • 115


The airport has four terminals with 66 gates. Is that a big airport? Let’s break down the different terminals.

Terminal 1

This contains the following:

  • Known as the Yellow terminal
  • Concourses A, B, and C are located here
    • 23 gates
  • Concourse A
    • International travelers
  • Concourse B
    • Southwest operates out of this spot
  • Concourse C
    • United has a club there that was part of Continental Airlines, but when they merged with United, it became United.
    • Southwest operates from here as well

Terminal 2

  • Known as the Red terminal
  • Concourse D
    • Nine gates
  • Airlines that use this
    • Delta
    • Air Canada
    • WestJet
  • Undergoing a $100 Million modernization
  • Delta has a Sky Club here
    • I would love to visit it, so Delta let me take a tour of a Sky Club.

Terminal 3

  • Purple Terminal
  • Concourses E and F
    • 20 gates
  • JetBlue operates here
  • Has a walkway to Terminal 4

Terminal 4

  • Green terminal
  • Concourse G
    • 14 Gates
  • Spirit operates here
  • Concourse H was knocked down, Concourse G was expanded, and 14 new gates were opened.
  • 11 of those gates are both international and domestic capable gates
  • One area is some bussing options.


Here are the airlines that use Fort Lauderdale

Air CanadaAir Canada RougeAir Transat
Alaska AirlinesAllegiant AirAmerican Airlines
Avelo AirlinesAviancaAzul Brazillian Airlines
BahamassairCaribbean AirlinesCopa Airlines
Delta AirlinesDelta ConnectionEL AL
Flair AirlinesBahamasairJetBlue
Porter AirlinesSilver AirwaysSouthwest Airlines
Spirit AirlinesSun Country AirlinesUnited Airlines
Western AirWestJet 

Cargo lines

  • FedEx Express
  • FedEx Feeder
  • UPS Airlines

More Information

I could go on and on about this airport, but hey, head on over here

Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport. (2024, February 21). In Wikipedia.


It is a good airport, and I am glad they are expanding and bringing it up to modernization. I only wish Delta had more non-stop flights.


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