Expect Fort Lauderdale Airport To Become More Crowded. Rebuilt Runway Reopening Soon
The terminals of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport will be seeing a lot more fliers in the coming weeks as the airport re-opens its second runway.
The airport announced Friday night that the north runway will re-open on Oct. 1 after a four-month closure for significant repairs. The reconstruction project costed an estimated $95 million.
Parts of the north runway dated back to 1943 when Fort Lauderdale airport was a naval air station during World War II. The runway itself hasn’t gone through a major overhaul since 2004.
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