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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

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  • Uber ride-share launch stirs controversy

    UberX, the controversial ride-share service, has launched in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. The company previously launched in Miami where officials ticketed drivers and impounded vehicles associated with the app. Miami-Dade County requires that...
  • Airport provides countdown to runway opening

    Airport provides countdown to runway opening
    If only the airlines operated with such precision. Now you can see exactly how much time remains until the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport opens. A widget on the airport's web site, fll.net, works just like a space-...
  • Crushed concrete to keep new airport runway safe

    Crushed concrete to keep new airport runway safe
    Keeping airliners safe on the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport might seem a tall order, almost as tall as the runway itself. Rising almost six stories above the ground, its east end culminates in a straight drop down....
  • Laws aimed at reducing dog, cat population

    Laws aimed at reducing dog, cat population
    Broward County continued its march toward dog-and-cat reduction, pushing forward three new pet-related laws aimed at curtailing puppy mill operations, increasing pet registration and getting more pets sterilized. Addressing the overpopulation of dogs...
  • Broward commissioners help union at FLL

    Broward County commissioners continued this week their effort to help employees at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to unionize for higher wages. Even the lone Republican, Chip LaMarca, voted for it. Click here to read my story about it....
  • New day care law would cut TV, computer time

    New day care law would cut TV, computer time
    In an effort to train toddlers to value outdoor play over TV time, and skim milk over chocolate, Broward County is poised to pass a sweeping new child-care law. Day care operators will be forced to pull the plug on electronic media and offer healthier...
  • County throwing party for airport runway opening

    Broward County is throwing a party Saturday to celebrate the upcoming opening of the new airport runway. And you're invited. Dubbed "Fun Day on the Runway," the event, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., includes tours of the elevated runway, aviation exhibits,...
  • 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...
  • New way to head south from airport surprises some officials

    New way to head south from airport surprises some officials
    The new airport runway "has been vetted by everyone under the universe," as one local official puts it. And yet one small but crucial detail has commissioners in cities lying south of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport saying, "Now...
  • Tuesday: Has airport security improved?

    Tuesday: Has airport security improved?
        People are getting through security checkpoints at South Florida airports quicker. But are they getting through safer? It now takes an average of 10 minutes to get through the security checkpoints. In 2007, it sometimes took an hour or more....
  • Airport artist captures runway at different angle

    Airport artist captures runway at different angle
    Where others see a new runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Dawn Roe sees a mountain, and to her the dirt that created it is a lunar landscape. The Winter Park artist hopes that through her photos and videos, others will perceive...