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Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (IATA: FLL) is located in Dania Beach, three miles (5 km) southwest of the central business district of Fort Lauderdale, a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. The airport is also located near the city of Hollywood and is 21 miles (33.7 km) north of Miami.
In 2007, the airport processed 22,681,903 passengers including 2,858,047 international passengers. At that time, FLL was ranked as the 22nd busiest airport (in terms of passenger traffic) in the United States as well as the nation's 14th busiest international air gateway. Fort Lauderdale Airport is the fastest-growing major airport in the country.The facility also ranks as one of the 50 busiest airports in the world.
Fort Lauderdale Airport is the largest hub for Spirit Airlines, catering mainly to the airline's international to domestic network. It is also a hub for Gulfstream International Airlines under the Continental Connection name and Lynx Air International. The airport's close proximity to cruise line terminals at Port Everglades has also made it popular among tourists bound for the Caribbean. Since the late 1990s, the airport has emerged as an intercontinental gateway as well, especially for charter carriers, although Miami International Airport still handles most long-haul flights to and from South Florida. Fort Lauderdale Airport offers free Wi-Fi Internet access throughout its terminals.
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Major Airlines that service Fort Lauderdale Airport:
- Air Canada
- Air Jamaica
- Air Sunshine
- Air Transat
- AirTran Airways
- Allegiant Air
- American Airlines
- Blue Panorama Airlines
- Caribbean Airlines
- Continental Airlines
- Continental Connection operated by Gulfstream International Airlines
- Delta Air Lines
- Delta Connection operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines
- Delta Connection operated by Comair
- Frontier Airlines
- JetBlue Airways
- Midwest Airlines operated by Republic Airlines
- Southwest Airlines
- Spirit Airlines
- Sunwing Airlines
- Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia
- US Airways
- Virgin America
- Yellow Air Taxi
The above information was obtained from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Lauderdale_%E2%80%93_Hollywood_International_Airport
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