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FXE Selected as First General Aviation Airport to Receive Global Entry Kiosk

Post Date:July 19, 2016 2:00 PM

U.S. Customs Selects Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
as First General Aviation Airport to Receive Global Entry Kiosk

Fort Lauderdale, FL –  If you're checking in to Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE), make sure you check out our new Global Entry Kiosk!  This modern technological convenience makes it easy for corporate and leisure travelers to enter the U.S. and gives FXE a competitive advantage that further strengthens its position as one of the nation's leading General Aviation airports.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) recently selected Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport as the first General Aviation airport in the country to receive a Global Entry kiosk, which is a CBP program that allows pre-approved, low-risk travelers to expedite entrance into the United States upon arrival.

With the kiosk, preapproved travelers no longer need to complete a Customs declaration before landing and may skip process lines at checkpoints. Instead, they can simply check-in at the kiosk by scanning their passport or resident card and their fingertips for verification and completing the Customs declaration online. The kiosk will issue the traveler a transaction receipt and, if cleared, he or she can simply exit the facility, saving valuable time.  

The Global Entry kiosk strengthens FXE’s commitment to providing corporate and leisure travelers with outstanding customer services, while enhancing the airport's position as the gateway to Fort Lauderdale. 

About Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport

Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport is one of the nation’s busiest general aviation airport’s handling close to 160,000 aircraft operations per year. The airport is home to more than 900 aircraft along with four full-service, fixed-base operators that provide fueling, maintenance, management and professional services. Executive Airport features a 24-hour Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Control Tower, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 24-hour aircraft rescue and firefighting station, a Fort Lauderdale police substation and 24-hour security. FXE operates a 200-acre Industrial Airpark, offering prime office, warehouse and manufacturing space; the City’s Foreign-Trade Zone #241, which provides an array of economic incentives; and the downtown Fort Lauderdale John Fuhrer Helistop. For more information, visit

About U.S. Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control, and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.  For more information, visit


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