Fort Lauderdale Executive Private Jet Charter Service & Air Charter Flights
Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport is a designated aviation reliever facility for Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, so you can have the convenience of taking a private jet charter into the heart of Fort Lauderdale without the hassles of dealing with one of the busiest airports in the country. The airport operates 24/7 and contains two runways.
Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport was built in 1941 for the purpose of training Naval Aviators during World War II. The airport was originally called West Prospect Satellite Field. Fort Lauderdale deeded the airport to the city of Fort Lauderdale in 1947 and it began to be used as a public airport.
Current information about Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
FAA Identifier : FXE
From city: 5 miles N of FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
Region: Florida (View all Airports in Florida)
Country: United States
Longitude: 80-10-14.5426 W
Field Elevation : 13.4 ft
Type: Airport (Airfield)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Country: United States
Owned by : City Of Fort Lauderdale
Address : 6000 Northwest 21st Avenue Ft Lauderdale, FL 33309
Runways at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
|Runway 5/23||6002 ft||100 ft||Asphalt /Grooved|
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Interesting Facts about Fort Lauderdale
Two rare Florida native species, the Florida burrowing owl and the gopher tortoise, call Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport home. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Facility at FXE was named the Most Outstanding LEED New Construction Project by the U.S. Green Building Council in November 2016. The airport was also the first general aviation airport in the U.S. selected to receive a Global Entry kiosk.
Experience Wild Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale is known as a haven for snowbirds and spring breakers, but is perhaps best known for its natural beauty. The temperatures generally sits between the high 60s and the low 80s year round, so you can comfortably explore the beaches, parks, and network of canals no matter when you go. The Florida Everglades are also a must-see, attracting many visitors each year to see the wildlife and tropical flora.
Sites of Interest in Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale has something for everyone, with plenty of nightlife, museums, historic sites, and culture. The city is home to the International Swimming Hall of Fame and the Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop, a large flea market with a huge drive-in movie theater. The Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment runs from the beach to downtown and contains thousands of restaurants and dozens of nightclubs.
Fort Lauderdale, Quick Info
Coordinates 26°8′N 80°9′W
Time zone Eastern