North Perry Airport

General Aviation

North Perry Airport (HWO) is operated by the Broward County Aviation Department (BCAD). For additional information visit the North Perry Airport web page

North Perry is a general aviation airport devoted exclusively to private and business light-plane activity. Concessionaires offer fuel, service, air charter, flight instruction, aircraft sales, maintenance, storage, and other services for the flying public. Currently, HWO has four Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) 148 T-Hangers, and over 40 aviation businesses.  Today, HWO accounts for 1,163 direct and indirect jobs and generates total business sales of approximately $119.1 million. There were 195,192 aircraft operations in fiscal 2021 compared to 230,189 in fiscal 2020  (Source North Perry Airport web page).

HWO is a designated general aviation reliever airport. It serves an important role in reducing congestion at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Miami International Airports. There are nearly 400 based aircraft at HWO. The airfield has four runways for light general aviation planes weighing less than 12,500 lbs. 

 FAA Identifier: North Perry Airport (HWO)

Contact Information

Airport Administration

  • Nina MacPherson  - Airport Manager -  954-359-1016
  • Ria Mohammed - Aviation Business - 954-359-2230
  • Email:
  • After Hours/ Emergency (FLL) -  954-359-1201
  • Noise Issues or Concerns - 954-359-2366

Hours of Operation

The airport is open 24 hours daily

Airport Administration: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Air Traffic Control Tower hours: 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Master Plan

Broward County Aviation Department (BCAD) regularly reviews the master plan for airport operations. The goal of the plan is to identify capital improvements, and future development, evaluate the needs of the market and community, and balance the environmental, social, and economic impacts as required by the Federal Aviation Administration. North Perry Master Plan Executive Summary


North Perry was constructed by the U.S. Navy in 1943 for use as a satellite training field in connection with flight training activities at Miami Naval Air Station. After the war, it was inactive until 1957 when it was acquired by Broward County.

Historical account of North Perry Airport during World War II.

New Development

A new hangar and tie-down space are being developed at North Perry Airport. 

For information contact Diversified Aviation at 954-776-1005 or LaDim Aviation at 954-806-5546.