|Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport's new runway ready for takeoff|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
After years of debate and millions of dollars of construction, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is opening its south runway Thursday, a move that Broward County officials expect will alleviate flight delays and bring more tourists to the area.
The $719 million, 8,000-foot runway is the first phase of an expansion project aiming to ease crowds and update terminals for the 23.5 million passengers who visit the airport annually for its budget-friendly flight options, said Greg Meyer, Broward County Aviation Department spokesman.
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