Aviation Business is Taking off in Greater Fort Lauderdale
In Greater Fort Lauderdale, aviation is a multibillion-dollar sector, including airlines, airframe and engine manufacturers, component parts suppliers, maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities and aircraft leasing companies.
Its hub is the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), which has an annual economic impact of more than $13.2 billion. From FLL, airlines serve hundreds of U.S. and international destinations including Emirates’ recent daily service to Dubai. Non-stop international flights are available for many countries in Europe, Canada, the Caribbean, Central and South America.