Fort Lauderdale Executive

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Fort Lauderdale Executive Private Jet Flights


Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) is located within the city limits, just five miles north of downtown. The airport is a general aviation airport that can serve most aircraft other than commercial airplanes. Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport covers over 1,000 acres of land and handles over 250,000 aircraft operations each year.

Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport Jet Charter

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.

Airport History

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.

Interesting Facts

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.

To inquire about or book a private jet charter flight to or from Fort Lauderdale, contact us or call our 24/7 Flight Team at (561) 459-8192.

Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE)

  • 6000 NW 21st Ave
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
  • (954) 828-4955
  • Hours 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
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Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport

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