Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport is located in the heart of the City’s Uptown Business District, just minutes from downtown Fort Lauderdale. Owned and operated by the City of Fort Lauderdale, Executive Airport serves a variety of general aviation needs including aircraft refueling and parking, corporate aviation, air ambulance, air charter, maintenance, avionics, flight training, and aircraft refurbishing.
Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport features an array of outstanding amenities including a 24-hour FAA Air Traffic Control Tower, U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, 24-hour Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting services, 24-hour airport security, a Fort Lauderdale Police Substation, and four Fixed-Base Operators (FBOs) that provide fueling, maintenance and other aviation services to based and visiting aircraft.
• A general aviation airport with the capacity to serve all aircraft other than
• Designated by the Federal Aviation Administration as a general aviation reliever
airport for Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
West Cypress Creek Road to the north; NW 10th Terrace/NW 12th Avenue to the east; Commercial Boulevard to the south; and NW 31st Avenue to the west.
FXE property totals approximately 1,000 acres.
Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) is owned and operated by the City of Fort Lauderdale and is a division of the Transportation and Mobility Department. The Airport oversees the administration of land leases, development of airport property, as well as operates, maintains, and promotes the Executive Airport, Airport Industrial Airpark, and the Fort Lauderdale Downtown Helistop (DT1), which serves as a multimodal connection to and from the downtown business area.
In addition, Executive Airport administers and promotes the City of Fort Lauderdale Foreign-Trade Zone 241, which offers numerous economic incentives to companies involved in international business.
To attract businesses to the area, help tenants prosper, and benefit the community.
FXE is self-sustaining, using revenues generated from land leases and fuel flowage fees to fund its operations and personnel costs. Surplus revenue finances capital improvement projects and leverages state and federal grants.
According to the Florida Department of Transportation's 2019 Statewide Economic Impact Study, Executive Airport contributes to more than 12,000 jobs, benefiting the local economy/residents. Combined direct, indirect and multiplier factors - economic activity associated with FXE was reported to be $1 billion annually.
Executive Airport and Airport Industrial Airpark tenants pay approximately $4 million in taxes each year. Combined, the Executive Airport and Industrial Airpark comprise the City’s second largest taxpayer.
AIRCRAFT NOISE ABATEMENT REPORTING LINE
Neighbors may call a 24-hour Aircraft Noise Abatement Reporting Line at 954-828-6666 or visit click here to report excessively loud aircraft.
NUMBER OF VISITORS
More than 200,000 visitors arrive in the area each year through Executive Airport.
NUMBER OF OPERATIONS
Executive Airport ranks as one of the busiest general aviation airports in the country with more than 180,000 annual operations. It is the busiest general aviation facility for U.S. Customs passenger and aircraft clearings.