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Fort Lauderdale Hollywood Airport ( FLL ) Terminal Map # Fast food, restaurants, stores, cafes, bars
The passenger terminal complex at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport consists of four major terminals along Terminal Drive: T1, T2, T3 & T4 - T1 is the first terminal you will pass, T2 is next, around the bend is T3, with T4 around another curve (opposite of T2). Terminals 2, 3 & 4 connect at their Arrivals Level to the Palm Garage, while T1 with Concourss B & C connects to to Hibiscus Garage & Rental Car Center at opposite ends. The rental car center (RCC) offers shuttles to T2, T3 & T4. Note that Terminals 1, 3 & 4 are presently being upgraded.
The Commuter Terminal is south of Terminal 1 - intended for IBC Airways & SkyBahamas.
Getttig around: Connecting from Terminal to Terminal and from Garage to each Terminal:
- Outside the lower level of each terminal entrance, a free shuttle bus takes you from terminal to terminal.
- A free shuttle tram connects the lower level of the parking garage to all terminals; look for tram stops within the Garage Complex. The Trams run to/from terminals every 8 minutes.
- New pedestrian 130-foot glass enclosed bridges bridges between Terminals 2, 3, 4 & Garages will open by Spring 2016:
International Arrivals: All international passengers - with the exception of those who have cleared customs at their participating airport - will arrive at Concourse H of Terminal 4. Unless you have gone through US customs clearance by participating airports, you need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag. Thereafter, take the shuttle bus to your connecting terminal, which runs every 8 mins between 6am-9pm. (After 2017 all Concourses will be connected at post-security with no need for shuttle buses) NOTE: Terminal 4 now has 10 Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks for expedited processing of inbound U.S. & Canadian citizens - reducing wait time. TSA Pre-check is also available.
- The Mobile Passport Control (MPC) has been expanded, whereby eligible passengers may submit passport information & customs declaration form to CBP by smartphone or tablet app prior to arrival. For more information open: https://webapps.broward.org/newsrelease/AdminDisplayMessages.aspx?intMessageId=7539
- To make your flight on time, arrive at the Airport two hours prior to scheduled domestic, and three hours for scheduled international flights.
- During cruise season: Nearby Port Everglades is the second-largest cruise ship port in the world, and locals warn that security and baggage lines at the airport can be especially long on Fridays and Saturdays when cruise ship passengers are arriving and departing.
- The new Rental Car Center is in a separate building, next to Terminal 1.
- Curbside canopies have now been installed, shielding passengers from the rain.
- Ongoing projects: new North runway; Concourse A at T1; modernizing T1, T2 T3, expanding T4; and pedestrian bridges. For current upgrade activities open http://www.broward.org/Airport/FLLair/ProgramUpdates/Pages/CurrentActivities.aspx
- Most food & drink outlets are found at post-security areas of the Terminals & their Concourses. Electronic charging stations & free WFi are available throughout the terminals. - - - While Airline gates - due to ongoing construction - may change, the concourses listed below with current airlines and separate arrivals & departures, it is important to check your boarding card and contact your airline prior to departing to the Airport to make sure your airline gate has not moved to another gate/ terminal.
Terminal 1 of FLL houses Concourses C & B, and has access to Hibiscus Garage and the Cypress Garage's levels 6 & 7 & adjacent Rental Car Center. On the lower baggage claim level is the Urban Market with healthy grab-&-go food.
Level 1 of T1, the Arrivals Level, has in the center three baggage claims, customer service desk, two escalators each and two accessible elevators to the left & right of the center. In front of Concourses B & C are two baggage claims each, with FedEx drop-off and an ATM machine at the C entrance. A pedestrian bridge leads to parking & Rental Car Center.
Level 2 of T1, the Departures Level, has two sets of escalators & two elevators, three check-in counters, an ATM machine, a baggage storage and access to concourses B & C.
[ New Concourse A will open in June 2017 with 5 more gates (built by Southwest Airlines,who also upgrades T1. It will house Customs Inspection facility & five swing gates for both international & domestic flights. A centralized security checkpoint will serve all 3 concourses. The seating area wil be expanded. Update: by mid-April 2017, the interior of Concourse A was completed; terrazzo floor on the ticket counter and a Concession Hall between Concourses B & C added. A connector will link all three concourses at post-security. ]
Concourse B with gates B2 to B9 - presently serves Southwest airlines only. Concourse B also has an unstaffed business center.
Concourse C with gates C1 to C9 - presently serves Alaska, Allegiant, Frontier, Silver, United /United Express, Virgin America & WestJet airlines. Concourse C also has a staffed business center at post-security. NOTE: A new Concession Hall has been added in April 2017
Terminal 2 of FLL houses Concourse D: T2 completed its in-line baggage screening project, the AVI Ground Transportation System (RLI), & the pedestrian bridge(s) rehabilitation, and new Delta & Air Canada ticket counters.
Level 1 of T2, the Arrivals Level, has near the entrance a customer service desk, elevators/escalators, and a baggage claim (with Starbucks), with currency exchange, money wire, staffed business center and a baggage storage in the center, which is surrounded by the D gates.
Level 2 of T2, the Departures Level houses check-infacilities, currency exchange, staffed business center, baggage storage, and the Urban Market with healthy grab-&-go food, security check with access to Concourse D:
Concourse D with gates D1 to D9 - presently serves Air Canada & Delta, and houses Miami Grill, Great American Bagel, Torn Basil & Starbucks.
NOTE: T2 upgrade & expansion work starts late 2016 with the following projects: new ceilings, terrazzo flooring, wall protection & paint. The elevated roof is to create an airside concession hall with a wall of windows for natural light. The ticketing area expansion by 94 percent has been completed. Gate seating will increase - so will concession space (with more food concessions and an open food court; expansion of retail space will add for more stores & shopsd, and restrooms will be larger. Security checkpoints will be expanded and/or relocated for better passenger flow. Scheduled completion is for mid-2019.
Terminal 3 of FLL houses Concourses E & F: (This Terminal includes Customs). The lower baggage claim level, pre-security, offers Cafe Sienna and a self-service business center). As of late August, a new baggage conveyor system has been installed.
Level 1 of T3, the Arrivals Level, has six baggage claim areas and two customer service desks in the Arrivals hall, with two escalators (at each side) and a FedEx drop-off, unstaffed business center, and baggage storage. Concourses E and F are at opposite ends of the arrivals hall - reached after separate security checks.
Level 2 of T3, the Departures Level houses two check-in facilities and two customer services desks with adjacent escalators at each side, an ATM machine, unstaffed business center and baggage storage, security checks with with access to concessions and Concourses E & F:
Concourse E with gates E1 to E10 - serves presently arrivals of American, Bahamasair, JetBlue & Sunwing - and departures of American, Azul, Bahamasair, & Norwegian. It houses Coastal News kiosk, CNC news & gifts.
Concourse F with gates F1 to F10 - Arrivals presently serves JetBlue only, and Departures of JetBlue & Spirit airlines
NOTE: T3 received a facelift which included terazzo floors covering 79,500 sq.feet (with artwork 'Rainbow's End'), as well assecurity checkpoints for Concourses E & F, adding restrooms, replacing carpeting in boarding area & concourses, added a food court at post-security, installed wall panels throughout the terminal, new baggage conveyor system, stairway construction, new elevators at Concourse E and terminal entrance, and replacement of carpeting in baggage claim. By mid-April a new baggage conveyor system was in place.
The connector bridge between T3 & T4 enables passengers to move between terminals without a second security check.
Terminal 4 of FLL has Concourses G & H and includes Customs facilities. T4 is currently under renovation - expected to be completed early 2018 when it will offer a large concession area, new Concourse G (already partially open), and a connector bridge to Terminal 3. T4 has recently added more concessions and seating areas, relocated its security screening checkpoint to serve both Concourses G & H, upgraded bathrooms & extended the corridor from gates H7 to H9.
By August 2016 a new baggage handling system as well as a baggage recheck counter and handling system were in place, along a number of other preparatory work related to the expansion project*. By mid-April 2016, the new Customs processing area received installation of utilities, electrical &communications; a baggage-recheck counter and handling system, the roof on the Customs area, and terazzo floors in the Baggage Claim and ticket counters were installed.
Level 1 of T4, the Arrivals Level, houses baggage claim, two accessible elevators near the entrances, two baggage checks, a currency exchange, customer service desk, duty-free shop, staffed business center, baggage storage (in all 4 terminals), and check-in and customs facilities.
Level 2 of T4, the Departures Level, houses presently at West side check-in facilities for Southwest /Copa, for TAME /& Volaris, and for Spirit; at east side check-in facilities for Caribbean, Sunwing, & Avianca. Other services include currency exchange, ATM machine, prepaid phone cards,a US postage stamp machine, and customer service desk, & TSA security checkpoint with 10 lanes with access to Concourses G & H:
Concourse G with airline gates G9-G14. Of the two projects involving the western and eastern phases - the first 'western' phase is now completed (including a large concession area with new restaurants, shops & duty-free store, and expanded seating. WiFi is free, charging stations are plentiful, and seats are comfortable. The 'eastern' phase is to be completed 2017/18 - when Concourse G will have 14 gates (12 of them 'swing' gates). By mid-April the interior of Concourse G work had been completed.
Currently Concourse G is served by Spirit airlines (arrivals & departures)
Concourse H with airline gates H2-H10 serves American, Avianca, Azul, Cape Air, Copa, Dynamic, IBC, JetBlue (Cuba charters), Spirit, Sunwing, TAME, Volaris & Westjet. Concourse H houses U.S.Customs. Concourse H, Arrivals, currently serves American, Avianca, Azul, Cape Air, Copa, Dynamic, IBC, JetBlue, Norwegian, Silver, SkyBahamas, Spirit, Suwing, TAME, Volaris & Westjet; while Departures currently served by Avianca, Cape Air, Caribbean, Copa, Spirit, IBC , TAME, SkyBahamas, & Sunwing.
* NOTE: T4's expansion modernization: Its Concession space will be much larger, with new restaurants and shops and improved duty-free store. There will be four more gates and a new concourse with 12 gates; US Customs will double in size, with new technologies streamlining inspection process. Security checkpoint lanes increase to 10; a connector bridge at post security will link T3 & T4. An enclosed connector will let passengers move from check-in at JetBlue’s counter to the international terminal without having to go outside. By November 2016, new repositioned check-in counters opened up the area and ease congestion. And the “welcome crew” will be equipped with technology to let them be more proactive as they help passengers who are getting ready to take a flight. While the new automated baggage inspection system was completed - to be fully integrated by 2017. Also By mid-2017 Concourse H will have been removed, and by early 2018 T4 work is scheduled to be completed.