Departures Fort Lauderdale Hollywood Airport today
600 departure Fort Lauderdale Airport flights—typical of a Monday. The first departures of the day were to Dallas and Atalanta and took off by 5:30 AM. There were only three other FLL departure flights between 12:00 AM to 5:30 AM. They include flights to Baltimore (5:45 AM), Houston (5:45 AM) and Atlanta (5:50 AM). It was definitely the most quiet time period of the Monday.
The period between 6 AM and noon saw over 200 Fort Lauderdale Airport departure flights. The earliest was to LaGuardia Airport in New York (6:00 AM). Six other flights departed for John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York by 6:05 AM. New York had the most departure flights with about 38 amongst all locations that were departed for. We recorded 16 delayed flights for the time period. JetBlue Airways had the most delayed flights – six.
The period between noon and 6.00 PM saw just about 200 flights leave Fort Lauderdale. The on-time flights left for Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, Greenville (12.00 PM) and Jose Marti International Airport, Havana (12.05 PM). Most of the FLL departure flights from noon to evening were to New York and Atlanta. Twenty-two delayed flights were recorded with the most from Southwest Airlines. One diverted flight was recorded as a flight that was initially scheduled to depart from FLL but had to depart from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in New Orleans instead.
Evening to midnight wasn’t as busy as the day with just about 150 flights. The first flights of the period left for Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Detroit (6:00 PM), Pittsburgh International Airport, Pittsburgh (6:00 PM) and Lehigh Valley International Airport, Lima (6:05 PM). New York and Atlanta still topped with the most flights heading their way. We recorded 23 delayed flights with the most from Spirit Airlines. One diverted flight was also recorded as a flight that was initially scheduled to touch down at Palmerola Air Base, Comayagua but had to land at Minsk International 1 Airport, Minsk, instead.
New York stood out as the State with the most departures, with Atlanta and Chicago just behind. Terminals 3 and 4 were the most used and JetBlue and SouthWest Airlines were the most used airlines for departure. You may easily track FLL departure online on the airport’s website.
You might be on the FLL departure flights today. What can you do while waiting? You can start by planning the rest of your day if you haven’t done that already. You can also shop at FLL marts.
Another great thing to do is read a book or a magazine! Fort Lauderdale is a big airport; you can take a walk and go sightseeing. You’d be surprised at how quickly you’ll tick off your 5,000 daily steps.
One other thing you should do is to ensure your documents are complete! No one wants a last minute rush!