US Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale
7000 N. Ocean Dr., Dania, FL 33004
US Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale is a Small Boat Station located on Ocean Drive in Dania, Florida. Station Fort Lauderdale is part of the Atlantic Area Command and within District 7 and Sector Miami.
District 7 is the largest of the 16 Coast Guard Districts nationwide with over 4300 dedicated volunteer men and women. District 7 is a diverse cross section of our nation. District 7 Auxiliary is dedicated to support the Active Duty Coast Guard in all its missions within the area of responsibility – with the exception of direct law enforcement.
The Auxiliary is a part of “Team Coast Guard” which is made up of Active Duty, Reservists, Civilians and the Auxiliary. Members come from all walks of life and are dedicated to their missions. Members volunteer their boats, airplanes, radios, buy their own uniforms and pay dues to serve in the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Many hours are spent training to become certified in all specialty fields and mission areas in order to serve.
The Atlantic Area Command Center coordinates Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Rescue Missions that occur on the High Seas across and outside District Boundaries ranging from the Rocky Mountains to the Arabian Gulf and spans 14 million square miles. This span includes 5 Coast Guard Districts and 40 states.
Arriving at US Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale
The nearest major airport is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL / KFLL). This airport has international and domestic flights and is 5 miles from the center of Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Another major airport is Miami International Airport (MIA / KMIA), which has international and domestic flights from Miami, Florida and is 35 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Palm Beach International Airport (PBI / KPBI) has international and domestic flights from West Palm Beach, Florida and is 45 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL.