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Coral Gables, Florida

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Nickname: The City Beautiful, The Gables
Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida
Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 25°45′00″N 80°16′16″W / 25.75, -80.27111
Country United States
State Florida
County Miami-Dade
Government
 - Mayor Don Slesnick
Area
 - City 96.2 km²  (37.2 sq mi)
 - Land 62.2 km² (24.1 sq mi)
 - Water 34.0 km² (13.1 sq mi)
Elevation 2.8 m (10 ft)
Population (2005)
 - City 42,871
 - Density 1,141.37/km² (3,216.9/sq mi)
 - Metro 5,422,200
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 305
FIPS code 12-14250GR2
GNIS feature ID 0280801GR3
Website: http://www.citybeautiful.net/

Often called "The Gables," Coral Gables is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, southwest of Miami, in the United States. The city is best known as the home of the University of Miami, and as an example of City Beautiful urban planning. Image File history File links Emblem-important. ... Shortcut: WP:WIN Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia and, as a means to that end, also an online community. ... Shortcut: WP:CSD Current list: Category:Candidates for speedy deletion There are a few, limited, cases where admins can delete Wikipedia pages on sight. Non-admins can ask for an admin to delete such a page, either by listing it on speedy deletions, or by adding either a {{delete}} or... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 462 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)Digital photo taken by Marc Averette. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... 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The population was 42,249 at the 2000 census. According to U.S Census estimates in 2005, the city had a population of 42,871.[1]

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History

Coral Gables was one of the first planned communities, and prefigured the development of the gated community and the homeowners association. It is notorious for its aesthetic regulations.[citation needed] The city was developed by George Edgar Merrick during the Florida land boom of the 1920s. The city's architecture is almost entirely Mediterranean. By 1926, the city covered 10,000 acres, had netted $150 million in sales with over $100 million spent on development. [2] A new town, planned community or planned city is a city, town, or community that was designed from scratch, and grew up more or less following the plan. ... Entrance to a guard-gated community (Paradise Village Grand Marina Villas, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico). ... A homeowners association, (or, as they are known in the industry, community association[1]) is an organization comprised of all owners of units[2] in a common interest development, and is given authority to enforce the covenants, conditions, and restrictions and managing the common amenities of the development. ... George Edgar Merrick (1886-1942) developer of Coral Gables, Florida photo from Florida Photographic Collection George Edgar Merrick (1886-1942) was a real estate developer who is best known as the planner and builder of the city of Coral Gables, Florida in the 1920s, one of the first planned communities... Arial photo of Miami dated 1927, with the newly-constructed Venetian Islands visible as well as the beginning of the doomed Isola di Lolando project. ...


Merrick designed the downtown commercial district to be only four blocks wide and more than two miles long. The area is now serviced by a free trolley system that runs down Ponce de Leon Boulevard, the main artery disecting the business district. Merrick could boast that every business in Coral Gables was less than a two block walk. The old trolley system was replaced by the popularity of modern automobiles until a new free trolley system was initiated in November, 2003. Now, Coral Gables is known as a pedestrian-friendly destination. Located only four miles from Miami International Airport, the "City Beautiful" boasts more than 140 dining establishments and gourmet shops, plus many notable international retailers. Among the beautiful and distinctive landmarks in Coral Gables are the Venetian Pool, Douglas Entrance, the Biltmore Hotel, and many fine residences. Destinations with direct service from Miami Miami International Airport (IATA: MIA, ICAO: KMIA, FAA LID: MIA) is a public airport located eight miles (13 km) northwest of the central business district of Miami, in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ...


In 1925, roughly simultaneous to the founding of Coral Gables, the city was selected as the home to the University of Miami, which was constructed that year on 240 acres of land just west of U.S. Route 1, approximately two miles south of downtown Coral Gables. This article is about the university in Coral Gables, Florida. ... U.S. Route 1 in Florida runs along that states east coast from Key West to Jacksonville. ...


Geography

Coral Gables is located at 25°43′42″N, 80°16′16″W (25.728228, -80.270986).GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 96.2 km² (37.2 mi²). 34.0 km² (13.1 mi²) of it is land and 62.2 km² (24.0 mi²) of it (64.64%) is water. Pearce Falcon is a pioneer of Coral Gables. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

Major Coral Gables intersection at Coral Way (Miracle Mile) and Ponce de Leon Boulevard.
Major Coral Gables intersection at Coral Way (Miracle Mile) and Ponce de Leon Boulevard.

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 42,249 people, 16,793 households, and 10,243 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,242.4/km² (3,216.9/mi²). There were 17,849 housing units at an average density of 524.9/km² (1,359.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.83% White, 3.30% African American, 0.13% Native American, 1.68% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.49% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 46.64% of the population. Non-Hispanic Whites made up 47.7% of the population.[3] Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 870 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)Digital photo taken by Marc Averette. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 870 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)Digital photo taken by Marc Averette. ... Florida State Road 972, locally known as Coral Way, is a short east-west divided highway entirely within the city of Miami, Florida, USA. Its current western terminus is Douglas Road (Southwest 37th Avenue); its eastern terminus is U.S. Route 1 (SR 5) in the Brickell area of Miami. ... Intersection of Miracle Mile (Coral Way) and Ponce de Leon in the city of Coral Gables, Florida. ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 16,793 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.0% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.92. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 17.4% under the age of 18, 13.9% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 87.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.6 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $66,839, and the median income for a family was $98,553. Males had a median income of $66,178 versus $39,444 for females. The per capita income for the city was $46,163. About 4.3% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Languages

As of 2000, Spanish spoken as a first language accounted for 51.05% of residents, while English was at 43.82%, French at 1.08%, Portuguese 0.79%, and Italian made up 0.72% of the population.[4] “Native Language” redirects here. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


Home to University of Miami

Academics

Coral Gables is best known as home to the University of Miami, a recognized university that ranks academically among the top tier of U.S.-based colleges and universities, with particular national status in the fields of business, medicine, law, and music, in which the university is considered among the best in the nation.[5][6] This article is about the university in Coral Gables, Florida. ... In economics, a business is a legally-recognized organizational entity existing within an economically free country designed to sell goods and/or services to consumers, usually in an effort to generate profit. ... For the chemical substances known as medicines, see medication. ... For other uses, see Law (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Music (disambiguation). ...


Collegiate athletics

The University of Miami also maintains one of the nation's most successful collegiate athletic programs. It has won repeated national championships in both Division I football (1983, 1987, 1989, 1991 and 2001) and baseball (1982, 1985, 1999 and 2001).[7] Over the past 25 years, the University of Miami has been amongst the most successful Division I college football program in the nation, as its five national championships since 1983 are the most of any Division I university of the past quarter century).[8] Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... College baseball is baseball as played on the intercollegiate level at institutions of higher education, predominantly in the United States. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... The NCAA Division I-A national football championship is the only Division I NCAA-sponsored sport without an organized tournament to determine its champion; in fact, while various other organizations (as described below) designate a national champion at the Division I level, the NCAA itself does not award a championship...


The University of Miami also has graduated two Heisman Trophy winners, Vinny Testaverde (in 1986) and Gino Torretta (in 1992),[9] and three of its former football players--Ted Hendricks, Michael Irvin, Jim Kelly and Jim Otto--went on, following highly successful National Football League careers, to be elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the highest honor awarded a former NFL player. Currently, the University of Miami has more of its graduates playing in the NFL than any other U.S. college or university. For this reason, the "U" as its known to locals, will always be more recognized for its athletics instead of academics. The university's current president, Dr. Shalala, has the responsibility of changing this reality. “Heisman” redirects here. ... Vincent Frank Testaverde (born November 13, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American football quarterback for the National Football Leagues New England Patriots. ... Gino Louis Torretta (born August 10, 1970 in Pinole, California) is a former American football quarterback for several teams in the National Football League from 1993 to 1997. ... Theodore (Ted) Paul Hendricks (born November 1, 1947 in Guatemala City, Guatemala) was an American football linebacker for the 1969 to 1973 Baltimore Colts (now Indianapolis Colts), 1974 Green Bay Packers and the 1975 to 1983 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders. ... Michael Jerome Irvin (born March 5, 1966 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida) is a former American football player for the Dallas Cowboys, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 4th, 2007. ... James Edward Kelly (born February 14, 1960 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) was an American football quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. ... James Edwin Otto (born January 5, 1938 in Wausau, Wisconsin) was an American football center for the Oakland Raiders of the American Football League. ... NFL redirects here. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of the National Football League (NFL). ...


Media

Coral Gables is covered by several local and regional radio and television stations. Coral Gables is also covered by several weekly newspapers, but has only two newspapers with the city's namesake and main focus. The Coral Gables Gazette ([www.cggazette.com]) is the only award winning FPA (Florida Press Association) weekly newspaper serving Coral Gables. Covering local government, news, sports as well as community events, the Gazette is the oldest weekly newspaper in Coral Gables. The Gables also has another newspaper, The Coral Gables News Tribune, which is published twice monthly and is part of Miami's Community Newspapers, the Voice of the Community.


Additional items of interest

The city also has a sizable business district. Coral Gables residents include middle to upper class people. The city is well known for its restaurants, art galleries, unique shops and boutiques and live theater performances. Downtown Honolulu in United States, an example of an urban downtown district Central business district, (CBD used in Australia, New Zealand and sometimes elsewhere), or downtown (used mainly in North America) are terms referring to the commercial heart of a city. ...


The median household income for a Coral Gables resident, as of the 2000 census, was $66,839.


Portions of the film Fair Game were filmed in Coral Gables.[10] Fair Game is a 1995 action movie starring Cindy Crawford as a beautiful civil rights lawyer, and William Baldwin as a cop with some troubles in his life. ...


Public education

Coral Gables schools are part of the Miami-Dade School District, which serves almost all of metropolitan Miami. The district has one high school in Coral Gables, Coral Gables High School, which educates students in grades nine through 12. Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) is a public school district serving Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Coral Gables Senior High School is a secondary school located at 450 Bird Road in Coral Gables, Florida; its principal is Jo Anne Gans. ...


Notable people from Coral Gables

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Places of interest

Sister Cities

See also: List of sister cities in Florida

Coral Gables has seven sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International: This is a list of sister states, regions, and cities in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ... Sister Cities International is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and fostering town twinning, especially between a city in the United States and a city in another country. ...

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References

  1. ^ http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2005-04-12.csv
  2. ^ http://www.historical-museum.org/history/southfla.htm
  3. ^ MuniNetGuide.com Demographics of Coral Gables, Florida
  4. ^ http://www.mla.org/map_data_results&state_id=12&county_id=&mode=place&zip=&place_id=14250&cty_id=&ll=&a=&ea=&order=r
  5. ^ http://www6.miami.edu/UMH/CDA/UMH_Main/1,1770,2593-1;49348-3,00.html
  6. ^ http://www6.miami.edu/UMH/CDA/UMH_Main/0,1770,2472-1,00.html
  7. ^ http://hurricanesports.cstv.com/facilities/mifl-arod-park-donation.html
  8. ^ http://experts.about.com/q/College-Football-2792/national-championships-miami-win.htm
  9. ^ http://hurricanesports.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/archive/043002aaa.html
  10. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113010/locations

External links

Coordinates: 25.728228° N 80.270986° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

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Nickname: Coordinates: , Country State County Broward Established 27 March 1911 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Jim Naugle Area  - City  36. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Florida County Broward Established 1960 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Frank C. Ortis Area  - City  34. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Broward Established 28 November 1925 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Mara Giulianti Area  - City  30. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Florida County Broward Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Scott J. Brook Area  - City  24. ... Nickname: Location in Palm Beach County and the state of Florida. ... For other uses, see Miramar. ... Location in Miami-Dade and the state of Florida. ... Nickname: Location of Pompano Beach in Broward County, state of Florida Coordinates: , Country State County Broward Incorporated (city) 6 June 1908 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Lamar Fisher  - City Manager Garland Chadwell Area [1]  - City  22. ... Sunrise is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... Location in Miami-Dade and the state of Florida. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country State County Palm Beach Founded 1925 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Steven L. Abrams Area  - City  29. ... Plantation is a city in Broward County, Florida in the United States. ... Davie is a town located in Broward County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 75,720. ... Kendall is a census-designated place and an unincorporated suburban community in Miami-Dade County, Florida, on the edge of the Florida Everglades. ... Deerfield Beach is a city located in Broward County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 64,583. ... Boynton Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. ... The Delray School, built in 1913, now houses the Cornell Museum, part of Old School Square in Delray Beach. ... ]]Location of Weston, Broward County, Florida]] Coordinates: , Country State County Broward Incorporated (city) 1996 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Eric M. Hersh  - City Manager John R. Flint Area [1]  - City  26. ... Fountainbleau is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Lauderhill is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... Location of Tamarac in Broward County in State of Florida Tamarac is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... North Miami is a city located in northeast Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Kendale Lakes is a census-designated place (CDP) in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... Wellington is a village in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. ... Location of Margate, Broward County, Florida Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Broward Incorporated (town) May 1955 Incorporated (city) 22 June 1961 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor David McLean  - City Manager Francis J. Porcella Area [1]  - City  8. ... Tamiami is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Jupiter is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Location in Miami-Dade and the state of Florida. ... Belle Glade is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida on the southeastern shore of Lake Okeechobee. ... Boca Del Mar is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Brownsville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Location of Coconut Creek in Broward County in State of Florida Coconut Creek is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Broward Founded 1959 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Debby Eisinger Area  - City  6. ... Coral Terrace is an unincorporated suburban community and census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Country Club is a census-designated place and an unincorporated suburban community located in northwest Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Country Walk is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Dania Beach is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... Location in Miami-Dade and the state of Florida. ... Gladeview is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Glenvar Heights is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Greenacres is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... A picture of Hallandale Beach at sunset. ... Hamptons at Boca Raton is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Miami-Dade Established 1913 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Roscoe Warren Area  - City  14. ... Ives Estates is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... West Kendall is a census-designated place and an unincorporated suburban community located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida Coordinates: , Country State County Miami-Dade Established 1991 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Bob Oldakowski Area  - Village 3. ... Kings Point is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Location of Lake Worth, in Palm Beach County, Florida Lake Worth is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, named after a lake who takes its name from General William J. Worth, who led U.S. forces during the Second Seminole War. ... Lake Worth Corridor is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Location of Lauderdale Lakes in Broward County in State of Florida Lauderdale Lakes is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... Leisure City is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Lighthouse Point is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... Miami Lakes is a former census-designated place and incorporated town located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Miami Springs is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... North Lauderdale is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... The Village of North Palm Beach North Palm Beach is a village located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Oakland Park is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... Olympia Heights is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Opa-locka City Hall Photo: Marc Averette Opa-locka is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... Ojus is a census-designated place and formerly incorporated town in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... Palm Beach Gardens is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Palmetto Bay is a incorporated village located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Palm Springs is a village located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Palmetto Estates is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Location of Parkland in Broward County in State of Florida Parkland is a city in Broward County, Florida where zoning laws are designed to protect the parklike character of the city. ... External link: Official Municipal Government site Pinecrest is a village located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Pinewood is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Princeton is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Richmond West is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... A Riviera Beach sign Riviera Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, U.S.A. which was incorporated September 29, 1922. ... Royal Palm Beach is a village located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Sandalfoot Cove is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... South Miami is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... South Miami Heights is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Sunny Isles Beach is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Sunset is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Sweetwater is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... The Crossings is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... The Hammocks is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... University Park is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, so named because it houses the main campus of Florida International University. ... West Little River is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Westchester is an unincorporated suburban community and census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... West Park is a city in Broward County, Florida. ... Westwood Lakes is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Wilton Manors is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... Major league affiliations National League (1993–present) East Division (1993–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5, 42 Name Florida Marlins (1993–present) Other nicknames The Fish Ballpark Dolphin Stadium (1993–present) a. ... The Miami Heat (known as the HEAT [in all capital letters] on official team publications) are a professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida, United States. ... City Miami Gardens, Florida Other nicknames The Fins Team colors Aqua, Coral, White and Navy Head Coach liljimjim Owner Wayne Huizenga General manager Randy Mueller Mascot T.D. League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1966-1969) Eastern Division (1966-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present... The Florida Panthers are a professional ice hockey team based in the Ft. ... Destinations with direct service from Miami Miami International Airport (IATA: MIA, ICAO: KMIA, FAA LID: MIA) is a public airport located eight miles (13 km) northwest of the central business district of Miami, in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... Miami-Dade County (formerly known as Dade County and many times referred to as simply Miami) is a county located in the southeastern part of the state of Florida. ... Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport (IATA airport code TMB, ICAO airport code KTMB) is a general aviation airport located 13 miles or 21km southwest of Miami, Florida. ... Miami-Dade County (formerly known as Dade County and many times referred to as simply Miami) is a county located in the southeastern part of the state of Florida. ... Opa-Locka Airport (IATA: OPF, ICAO: KOPF) is a general aviation airport located in Opa-Locka, Florida and 12 miles northwest of Miami, Florida. ... Miami-Dade County (formerly known as Dade County and many times referred to as simply Miami) is a county located in the southeastern part of the state of Florida. ... Miami-Dade County (formerly known as Dade County and many times referred to as simply Miami) is a county located in the southeastern part of the state of Florida. ... , FAA diagram of FLL “FLL” redirects here. ... Broward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Palm Beach County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Boca Raton Airport (IATA: BCT, ICAO: KBCT) is a general aviation airport located in the City of Boca Raton, Florida. ... Palm Beach County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Palm Beach County Park Airport (IATA: LNA, ICAO: KLNA) is a general aviation airport located in Lantana, Florida, 6 miles south of West Palm Beach, Florida. ... Palm Beach County is a county located in the state of Florida. ...

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