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More flights from Ft. Lauderdale to Caribbean and Americas

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Southwest Airlines plans to renovate its terminal at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to add 25 more international flights a day to the Caribbean and South America. It flies 70 domestic flights a day out of the airport.



The $300 million makeover will add five gates for international, a new security checkpoint and a concessions hall that will connect to the existing concourses. Construction should begin late this year and be completed by 2017.



Construction of the airports new runway on the south side is expected to be complete by September.

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