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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

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  • Mayo: Residents near FLL deal with noisy new neighbor

    Mayo: Residents near FLL deal with noisy new neighbor
    She didn't want this noisy new neighbor, but Lynne Favrot went out to greet it anyway on Thursday evening. Coffee mug in hand, Favrot sat on her front porch and marveled as an Air Jamaica 737 streaked across her vision, nosing up and climbing into the...
  • New runway bodes well for growth, airlines say

    Top carriers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport say the newly-opened 8,000-foot-long south runway will help in their South Florida growth plans. With just days since opening to aircraft traffic Thursday, jetliners are already putting...
  • Cheers greet opening of new FLL runway

    Twenty six years of turbulence over expansion of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport ended with a screech Thursday when JetBlue flight 1028 left the first skid marks on a brand new, $826 million runway. The plane hit the new, sloped jetway...
  • Killthisdog.com billboard wants your attention

    Killthisdog.com billboard wants your attention
    Kill a cute little puppy? That's exactly what a billboard on U.S. 1 bearing the image of a golden retriever pup suggests: "KILLTHISDOG.com." But Pets' Broward, the group behind the billboard near Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, isn'...
  • New runway to open Thursday; a look at the numbers

    New runway to open Thursday; a look at the numbers
    After two and half years of construction, the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport opens on Thursday. The first ceremonial landing will be made by a JetBlue Airbus A320 in the morning, then a regular flow of air traffic will...
  • Spirit debuts bold new look for its airplanes

    Spirit Airlines is taking to the skies with a new bright yellow and black trim aircraft color scheme that it says is clearly identifiable even at 35,000 feet. The first aircraft in its fleet to debut the new livery — an Airbus A319 — arrived...
  • No excuses acceptable for hitting I-595 warning gates

     No excuses acceptable for hitting I-595 warning gates
    South Florida drivers can probably come up with all sorts of excuses for why they are smacking into the Interstate 595 warning gates. The warning gates are just too wide, some drivers might say. The sun got in their eyes and they just couldn't see the...
  • Fort Lauderdale airport once home to golfers, hunters

    Fort Lauderdale airport once home to golfers, hunters
    In the 1920s, it was a nice little golf course, enjoyed by the locals and played by a president — until it was trashed by a hurricane. On Thursday, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will open its state-of-the art, 8,000-foot south...
  • Wave streetcar loop proposed for Flagler Village

    Wave streetcar loop proposed for Flagler Village
    The first set of tracks hasn't been laid yet for the city's planned $142.6 million Wave electric streetcar project, but officials are already considering a $7.2 million upgrade. Proponents say creating a loop at the project's northern end along...
  • New law sends daycare kids out to play

    New law sends daycare kids out to play
    A new daycare law puts Broward County kids on a TV diet and sends them out to play. County commissioners Tuesday passed into law an aggressive set of daycare regulations aimed at improving the health and fitness of Broward's kids. It's designed to...
  • Spirit's August traffic rises, but load factor slips

    Airlines Spirit Airlines saw a 14.4 percent increase in traffic (revenue passenger miles) in August compared with the same month in 2013, the Miramar-based company announced Monday. The low-cost airline's capacity, or available seat miles, also rose 15....