Destin-Fort Walton Beach VPS Airport Overview

Destin - Fort Walton Beach Airport VPS - formerly named 'Northwest Florida Regional Airport' serves the entire Northwest Florida region--from Panama City to Pensacola. It is also gateway to Florida's Emerald Coast with its beautiful beaches along a 24-mile stretch of sugar-white sands and sparkling emerald-green waters. Vacationers flock to the Emerald Coast to for its beaches, links of championship golf and undeniably fresh seafood.

VPS Airport is located near Valparaiso, in Okaloosa County, close to the Choctawhatchee Bay, and is accessible from Interstate Hwy 10 (Exit 56 to Route 85 South). It is open daily from 4am until the last flight of the day.

With an estimated 900k passengers a year, Destin FortWalton Beach Airport is served by major airlines offering direct and connecting flights to large US hubs, with connections worldwide.

The passenger terminal of Destin - Fort Walton Beach Airport has recently completed its expansion project, with a new hold room and 2 more jet bridges, 204 seats and free WiFI & charging stations. The terminal also offers a variety of services and amenities, including food & drink, retail concessions, gift shops, free WiFi access throughout the terminal, courtesy phones for hotels and other services; ATM cash machines; and the new USO Center 'Freedom Lounge' .

Current airlines serving the terminal:
Allegiant, tel. 702-505-8888
American Eagle, tel. 800-433-7300
Delta / Delta Connection; tel. 800-221-1212
GLO, tel. 855-435-9456 (www.FlyGLO.com)
United, tel. 800-864-8331
Southern Airways Express, tel. 800-329-00485 (www.IFlySouthern) offers nonstop business-class flights serving Atlanta, Memphis, Oxford & Jackson.

Outside of the terminal you find free curbside assistance; while a free shuttle will take you to/from the parking lot.

No public transportation is available. Aside from shuttles & taxis, other options are private buses:
Bay Limousine - tel. 850-269-1200
BLS Charters - tel. 850-678-5466
Sunshine Shuttle - tel. 850-650-6333
C2 Transportation - 850-225-3909.

 

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