Demolition Starts for New Airport Runway

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A demolition project has started that will include the demolition of the former 8-story, 388-room Hilton Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel.

The first building to go is the former Dania Boat Sales, demolition should take about a week.

The demolition of the hotel’s parking garage is tentatively set to start on January 2nd and take about a month to complete. The demolition of the hotel itself is scheduled for April 7 and will wrap up in June.

The buildings are being demolished to make way for the opening of a longer runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

The BG Group, LLC (aka BG Demolition) is the demolition contractor for both buildings.

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