How To Travel Stress-Free at FLL

Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is one of Florida's most traveled to airports. In 2017 32 Million+ travelers flew to and from FLL. 

 

Ft. Lauderdale is a Hub for Low-Cost Carrier (LCC) Spirit airlines, as well it serves as a major Focus City for jetBlue Airways and Southwest Airlines.

Getting to the airport with little time to spare is generally not a problem at FLL, short security waits and little traffic make for an easy enjoyable time there.

 

FLL has 4 main terminals 1-4, and Concourses A-H.

 

The four terminals are not connected airside, and each has their own security screening checkpoints. 

 

They all have great dining and shopping options available. Each terminal has it's own unique places, however. 

 

Terminal 1: Concourses A-C. Terminal 1 is the newest terminal at FLL, with concourse B and C being built in 2001 and Concourse A was built and opened in July of 2017. All three concourses have a single security checkpoint and connect all three concourses airside. Concourse A has a customs facility to handle International flights. 

 

Terminal 1 Airlines: Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, Bahamas Air, Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, Swoop Airlines, United Airlines, and WestJet Airlines, *jetBlue Airways

*jetBlue only uses concourse A for Cuba and Cancun Arrivals.

 

Terminal 2: Concourse D, Gates D1-D9. Has a Delta Skyclub Location.

 

Terminal 2 Airlines: Air Canada and Delta Airlines

 

Terminal 3: Concourses E and F. Both concourses have separate security checkpoints yet they are connected airside, Terminal 3 directly connects to

Terminal 4 as well. 

 

Terminal 3 Operators: American Airlines, Azul Airlines, jetBlue Airways, Norwegian Air, and Spirit Airlines

 

Terminal 4: International Terminal, Concourses G and H. The largest and most diversely used terminal. Directly connects to Terminal 3 with a single security checkpoint. As of April 2019, the terminal is undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation. 

 

Terminal 4 Airlines: Air Transat,  American Airlines*, Avianca, Azul Airlines, Caribbean Airlines, Copa Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Tame

-Brandon Aronoff

WorldTravelReport- Thoughts That Fly