On January 26, 2010,
the Broward County Board of County Commissioners approved the waiver of landing
fees for emergency relief operations to victims of the earthquake in Haiti.
The action is retroactive to the date of the disaster on January 12, 2010.† It extends through August 30, 2010, at
the discretion of the Aviation Director. The intent is to assist those who
are providing relief to survivors of the earthquake.
The Broward County Cultural Divisionís
Public Art and Design Program recently opened Masterworks, an exhibition by
Photographer Jeremiah Jenner, at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood
International Airport. The exhibition, in the Lee Wagener Art Gallery
located at Terminal 2, Departure Level, will run for four months.
Jeremiah Jennerís signature style is
defined by crisp colors, bold shapes, and sophisticated composition. His
sleek and minimalistic limited editions have endeared the media as well as
the serious art collector. The Masterworks Series offers a unique overview
of Jennerís post contemporary photographic works from 2005 through 2009.
The Lee Wagener Art Gallery offers
Broward County artists an opportunity to exhibit their work in a prominent,
high-traffic area in Terminal 2 that is accessible to the general public.
Artists are selected through the Public Art & Design Program and
exhibits are changed every four months. The far end of the gallery has been
reserved for the exhibition of video artworks from Broward Countyís
permanent art collection. At present, Tree-Rain, by Broward-based artists
Suzanne Scherer and Pavel Ouporov, has been installed as the permanent
For more information, contact Christina
Roldan, Public Art and Design project manager at 954-357-8542.
Guests who park in any of our three
garages may not know that help is available to them 24/7 by using one of
our 382 call boxes. If you have a dead battery, a flat tire or just have
trouble finding your vehicle all you have to do is press the red button and
describe your problem.
service is complimentary, courtesy of Broward County, which manages the
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. For the hearing impaired,
just press the red button and an airport official is immediately
dispatched. Our instructions are also in Braille.
Beginning May 14, Condor will offer the
only non-stop service to Germany from FLL.†
Condor will soon bring business and leisure travelers the
opportunity to travel to Europe. In December, Condor announced it will
return to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport with non-stop
service to Frankfurt, Germany.
long haul fleet consists of Boeing 767-300 ERs with recently added winglets
to aid in reduction of fuel consumption as well as noise emissions. Three
classes of service are available with a configuration of 18 Comfort Class,
35 Premium Economy class and 217 Economy seats.
start from $375 each way and are available for immediate booking on
Condorís website www.condor.com †or at any travel agency.
are replacing the entry vestibule tile at Terminals 2, 3 and 4 with artist
selected tiles as part of the Public Art program.
designs illustrate South Floridaís expansive and distinctive ecosystem from
a birdís eye point of view.† They are
inspired from the constantly changing patterns and structure of the
sawgrass prairies, braided wetlands, and coastal estuaries. The replacement
is scheduled to be complete by May 2010.
Florida Flu Information Line
1-877-352-3581. The Florida Department of Health has launched a toll-free
number to provide public health information and updates on H1N1 Swine flu.
information line is available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EDT, seven days a week.
Information is available in English, Spanish, and Creole.†
additional information about the H1N1 Flu, please visit the Centers for
Disease Control and Preventionís website at: http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/