Airport Maps & Terminal GuideThe passenger terminal complex at Fort Lauderdale Airport consists of four major terminals along Terminal Drive: T1, T2, T3 & T4. While Terminal 1 has two garages, including one with rental car center - Terminals 2, 3 & 4 share the Palm Garage (refer to the FLL airport map):
T1 with Concourses A, B, C is the first terminal you will see when entering the Terminal area with their 2 assigned Garages: the Rental Car Center & Cypress Garage, and the Hibiscus Garage is at its west end.
T2 with Concourse D is the next terminal in line, with the Palm Garage across from it. Thereafter follows a southward curve to T3.
T3 with Concourses E, F is at the south-west end of the terminal complex and connects to both T4 and the Palm Garage.
T4 with Concourse G is the last terminal on Terminal Drive, as the FLL map shows, runs southeast.
Getting around the AirportOutside the lower level of each terminal entrance there you can find a free shuttle tram connecting the lower level of the Fort Lauderdale airport parking garage to all terminals; look for tram stops within the Garage Complex. The Trams run to/from terminals every 8 minutes between 6am-9pm. The pedestrian 130-foot glass enclosed bridges connect between Fort Lauderdale airport Terminals 2, 3, 4 and the parking garages. Consult the Fort Lauderdale airport map for better orientation.
International Arrivals: All international passengers - with the exception of those who have cleared customs at their participating airport - will arrive at Concourse G of Terminal 4. Passengers traveling thru Fort Lauderdale terminals need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag. NOTE: Terminal 4 offers Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks for expedited processing of inbound U.S. & Canadian citizens - reducing wait time. TSA Pre-check and CLEAR is also available.
Terminal 1 (Concourses A, B & C)
Level 1 of Terminal 1, 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 Terminal 1, the Departures Level, offers airline check-in facilities, with separate security checkpoints at (west) to Concourse C, and east to Concourses B & A.There are two sets of escalators & two elevators, three check-in counters, an ATM machine, a baggage storage and access to concourses B & C. T1 now has a centralized security checkpoint.
Concourse A with gates A1-A7 (five of them are swing gates for both international & domestic flights) houses a Customs Inspection facility. It has new terrazzo flooring, new the ticket counter and new Concession Hall between Concourses B & C. A connector links all three concourses at post-security. The seating area was expanded. NOTE: Both Silver and Southwest Airways will move, or have already moved to Concourse A.
Concourse B with gates B2 to B9 houses an unstaffed business center.
Concourse C with gates C1 to C9 and a new Concession Hall houses a staffed business center at post-security.
NOTE: Concourses A,B,C are connected and are served by one single security checkpoint.
Terminal 2 (Concourse D)
Level 1 of Terminal 2, 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 Terminal 2, the Departures Level houses check-in facilities, 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.
Terminal 3 (Concourses E & F)
The lower baggage claim level, pre-security, offers Cafe Sienna and a self-service business center. A new baggage conveyor system has been installed. Terminal 3 includes Customs.
Level 1 of Terminal 3, 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 - refer to the FLL airport map for more details.
Level 2 of Terminal 3, 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 American Airlines, Azul, Bahamasair, & Norwegian. It houses Coastal News kiosk, CNC news & gifts.
Concourse F with gates F1 to F10 - The connector bridge between T3 & T4 enables passengers to move between terminals without a second security check.
Terminal 4 (Concourse G/Customs facilities/Connector bridge to Terminal 3)
Level 1 of Terminal 4, 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 Terminal 4, the Departures Level, houses presently at West side check-in facilities for Southwest /Copa, for TAM & 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 contains airline gates G10-G14. See the map of Fort Lauderdale Airport for an airport layout of the terminals.
- 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.
- Curbside canopies shield passengers from the rain.
- Most food & drink outlets are found at post-security areas of the Terminals & their Concourses.
- Electronic charging stations & free WiFi are available throughout the terminals.