Description: FLL eNews - Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport - Broward County, Florida

MAY 2012

    Volume 22

In This Issue

South Runway Expansion Update

Noise Mitigation

More Choices for Travelers

Message From Mayor John E. Rodstrom, Jr.

The BLUE bar

Unseen Art Exhibition on Display at Lee Wagener Art Gallery

Call to Broward Artists for Lee Wagener Art Gallery

Broward County Aviation Department Move Almost Complete


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Flight Information

Rental Cars

Lost and Found



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Construction view from 7th Avenue looking west


The existing South Runway closed April 17 so that construction on the bridge structures associated with the runway project can begin.

Contractors are currently working on the extension of 10th Street by removing organic materials such as muck, peat, organic soils, debris, etc. down to suitable soil. If left in place, the materials could cause settlement of the new road.   


Crews continue to relocate trees along the east side of Federal Highway and Taylor Road. They will replant more than 600 trees.  With a 1.7 mile section of Perimeter Road closed, crews are installing utility lines along the southeast section of the airfield.  


Earthmoving equipment is creating temporary areas to hold storm water runoff on the west side of US-1.


Soil sampling and borings began on a new ramp that will provide access to I-595, northbound US 1, and Port Everglades. This ramp is located on the northeast side of the airport.


The South Runway Expansion Project is anticipated to be completed by September 2014.


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Rendering of Terminal 4


Terminal 4 Gate Replacement

Two companies are now under contract and have begun work. Turner Construction Company will act as Construction Project Management and will manage all the contractors involved in this project. Cummings-Balfour Beatty is the general contractor. 


The architect for the project, PGAL/Zyscovich, is working on Construction Documents for the western portion of Terminal 4.


EAC Consulting has submitted the Fuel Hydrant Decommissioning Plan, the Fuel Hydrant Pit Design for gates G1 through G6, and the Infrastructure Fuel Hydrant System West.


HDR Engineering submitted the Preliminary Engineering Report and is working on the design of the apron area.


What’s Next for 2012?

Construction continues on the runway structures over Federal Highway and the FEC Railroad. 


Several contractors will complete the 10th Street extension, the 7th Avenue improvements, and the exit ramp to 7th Avenue from the airport to southbound US1.


PGAL/Zyscovich and HDR will continue to develop the construction documents for the terminal apron and submit more complete versions throughout the year.




In October 2011, the Board of Broward County Commissioners approved the Interlocal Agreement and Noise Mitigation Plan with Dania Beach. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has reviewed the plan and submitted their response. Dania Beach and the Broward County Aviation Department are in discussions with the FAA for the approval of the Interlocal Agreement and the County approved Noise Mitigation Plan.


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Workers Installing Windows in a Dania Beach Home


Sound Insulation Underway

The second phase of the Voluntary Residential Sound Insulation Program began in late 2011. The Noise Mitigation Consultant Team invited property owners of the most impacted eligible units to participate. These properties are located within the 68-70 DNL noise contour. Eighty residential units will be completed in this phase. The anticipated timeline is as follows:


Design of Individual Homes: February – June 2012

Development of Construction Bid Documents: May – July 2012

Bid and Award of Construction Contract: August – October 2012

Pre-Construction Activities: November 2012 – January 2013

Manufacture of Custom Products: January – March 2013

Construction of Residences: March – October 2013


For more information about this program, visit or call the Noise Mitigation Outreach Center (200 E. Dania Beach Blvd, Suite 103, Dania Beach, FL 33004) at 954-924-2224 or go to their web site FLLSoundInsulation.




Description: Description: airlines have announced new and expanded nonstop service at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport beginning later this month.






Airline Brokers Company, Inc. (“Airline Brokers”), offers direct charter flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cienfuegos, Cuba beginning on April 17, 2012, and will be offered every Tuesday, departing at 3:15 pm.


The charter company will also commence a new Tuesday flight to Havana, in addition to its existing Saturday flight schedule. The new Havana rotation will operate every Tuesday, beginning April 17, 2012, and will depart at 11:00 am. For reservations, please call 305-728-6302 or visit


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JetBlue starts daily flights on May 7 to Bogota, Colombia. For information call +1 800-538-2583 (TTY/TDD +1 800-336-5530) from the USA, 01800-9-156761 from Colombia landlines, or visit


JetBlue will increase to three flights per day to Reagan National Airport in Washington D.C. on June 11.  For information or reservations call 1-800-JET-BLUE (1-800-538-2583), TTY/TDD 1-800-336-5530, or visit

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Spirit Airlines will provide daily service to Denver starting on May 3. For flight schedules and reservations, visit Spirit at

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Alaska Airlines is launching new daily service to Seattle on July 17. This is a new airline for FLL. Visit to purchase a ticket or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 1-800-392-0228).




Allegiant announces new, nonstop jet service between Niagara Falls, NY and Fort Lauderdale, FL starting on July 1, 2012. For flight schedules and reservations please visit or by call the company’s travel experts at 702-505-8888.




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John E. Rodstrom, Jr., Broward County Mayor


The floors, walls, even the ceilings of Port Everglades and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) will soon be transformed into works of art for the millions of passengers travelling to and from Broward County each year. Broward Commissioners approved the expenditure of more than $1.1 million dollars for the projects.


In Terminal 4, artist Brad Goldberg used the flow of ocean waves and the iconic curvy walls of Fort Lauderdale beach as the concept behind the terrazzo floor design. The project will cover 80,000 feet in the concourse area and 560 feet in the new corridor that will connect to Terminal 3.


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Interactive Walkway Art Project in T4


An interactive walkway art project, designed by artist Cameron McNall, will use powerful color changing LED lights to illuminate glass walls with moving patterns that animate in response to the movement of people. Artists Brad Goldberg and Cameron McNall collaborated to ensure that the floor design complemented the interactive walkway art, since both are located in the same terminal.


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Design Proposal for Terminal 3


Terminal 3 is getting a new terrazzo floor, designed by artists David Griggs and Scott Parsons. As airline passengers encounter the floor, a sense of mystery is enhanced through its scale and abstraction. In one area a school of hammerhead sharks pass silently through a cloud of dark blue waters, provoking a sense of beauty and the unknown. Starfish and stars appear together in reference to John Steinbeck’s writing from the Sea of Cortez. The design strives to evoke our comings and goings, affirmed by a painted sunset across the vast horizon of space and time.


To view other artworks around Broward County, please visit the links below:


Public Art & Design Tour and Lee Wagener Art Gallery.





The next time you are in Terminal 3 (Concourse F) stop by our BLUE bar. Order a drink, grab a sandwich, and relax before your flight.




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Key Limed, Oil on Canvas- Artist, Janet Onofrey


Janet Onofrey’s artwork is on display in an exhibition entitled Unseen at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The exhibition, at the Lee Wagener Art Gallery, Terminal 2, Departure Level, will run through July 8, 2012.


About the exhibition, Onofrey says, “We live in a time and culture where millions of images bombard our senses at incredible speeds relentlessly. There are things we don’t see, even when we are looking straight at them, and other things we stare at obsessively, so that we are blind to everything else. Such is human nature. My Unseen body of work questions what we prefer to see, that which is taken for granted, and the passage of time.”


Janet Onofrey is an accomplished artist whose work has been juried into national exhibitions such as the American Impressionist Society and American Women Artists. She is a member of the Oil Painters of America and Plein Air Florida. Onofrey lives in Fort Lauderdale and teaches art privately and is an adjunct professor at Broward College and Nova Southeastern University.


For more information, contact Christina Roldan, Public Art and Design Project Manager at 954-357-8542 or e-mail



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Lee Wagener Art Gallery – Terminal 2


The Broward Cultural Council invites professional Broward County artists to apply for rotating exhibition opportunities for the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s Lee Wagener Art Gallery located in Terminal 2 - Departures Level.


This gallery program offers Broward County artists an excellent opportunity to exhibit their work in a prominent, high-traffic area in Terminal 2 that is accessible to the general public.  Artworks demonstrating high artistic quality that appeal to and are appropriate for a diverse audience are encouraged.  Artists selected will be required to provide artworks for one (1) exhibition for 18 running feet of wall space on both sides of the gallery, for a total of 36 feet of wall space.  Each exhibition will run for three (3) months. Deadline: June 1, 2012


Selected artists will receive an honorarium of $500 upon the conclusion of their exhibition.

To see the full version of this Call including eligibility and submittal requirements, please visit the Broward Cultural Division’s website.




Cabot Building – BCAD’s New Home


The Aviation Department has completed the first phase of moving to two locations on the west side of I-95 off of Ravenswood Road.


The following sections/divisions have moved to 2200 S.W. 45 Street, Suite 101, Dania Beach, FL 33312: Executive Administration, Finance, Information Systems, Planning, County Attorney, and Business & Properties Management. The phone number remains the same at 954-359-6100.


The staff from the Airport Expansion Program, Capital Improvement Program, and the Program Management Office will move in late April to the Airport Commerce Park at 4101 Ravenswood Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312.


  2200 SW 45th Street, Suite 101, Dania Beach, FL 33312, Telephone (954) 359-6100
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is a service of the Broward County Board of County Commissioners.