Northwest Florida Beaches (ECP) Airport
Northwest Florida Beaches ECP Airport Overview
ECP Airport is located in West Bay, north of Panama City, and is close to St. Andrews Bay at the Gulf of Mexico - accessible by State Hwy 388, and situated between State Roads 79 & 77.
With a 10,000 foot runway (and plans to build an additional one) and an estimated 820K passengers annually, Northwest Florida Airport is served by a number of major airlines:
The passenger terminal at Northwest Florida Airport has seven airline gates, most of which with jet bridges. It also has a US Custom & Border Protection area to facilitate arriving international flights. The terminal offers free WiFi access, restaurants, gift shops, an ATM machine, rental car counters, information point, and tourist information countersl. The Military Welcome center is open 8am-8pm.
Current Airlines serving the Airport:
Delta, with a number of daily fights to Atlanta;
Silver Airways with daily flights to Orlando & Tampa;
Southwest Airlines with flights to Baltimore/Washington, Houston/Hobby, Nashville & St. Louis.
Southern Airways Express with flights througout the South.
United with flights to Houston Intercontinental.
Present & future Airport developments: In March 2015, the Airport Board approved the following future course of action:
The Terminal upgrade/ expansion will be considered upon yearly passenger enplanements counts reaching 515,000, 705,000 & 875,000 levels.
It was also suggested that Phase 1 should address improvements to the in- & outbound baggage system; expansion of security checkpoint; concourse expansion with added gates, increase of concession areas; and airfield improvements.
ECP AIRPORT & FLIGHT STATUS
ECP Delays: 15 mins or less.