Key West Airport

Key West Airport EYW

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Airport Overview

Key West International Airport is an international airport located in the City of Key West in Monroe County, Florida and 2 miles (3.2 km) east of the main commercial center of Key West.

Flights departing from EYW often have weight restrictions, because the airport's runway is only 5,076 feet (1,547 m) long.

Airport Stats & Facts

  • Key West International Airport covers 334 acres (135 ha) at an elevation of 3 feet (1 m). It's one runway, 9/27, is 5,076 by 100 feet (1,547 x 30 m) asphalt.
  • The airport has two terminals designed by Mark Mosko and Dwane Stark of URS; Mosko also worked on Baltimore–Washington International Airport. The older ground-level terminal building opened in 1957 and now serves arriving passengers.
  • The terminal was expanded with the addition of a second building elevated over the parking lot in 2009.

Airport Traveling Tips

  • Passengers are advised to arrive 3 hours before an international flight departure, and 2 hours before a domestic flight to account for any possible delays.
  • Please take a look at the EYW Airport Map before visiting the airport for a flight.
  • To make your travel hassle-free, make sure to carry the photo identification and other important documents.

Passenger Pickup and Drop-off

  • For picking up a passenger, visitors can wait in the cell phone lot, or use the parking option.
  • Passengers can be dropped off outside the terminal.

Flight Status

Airport Terminals

EYW has only one main terminal and to see the terminal location. For additional information please refer to the EYW Airport Terminal Map.

Main Terminal

The main terminal houses ticketing on the upper level, and parking and baggage claim on the lower level.

Airlines Served

Keywest International Airport serves various airlines including United Express, Delta Air Lines, American Eagle, Delta Connection, and more.

View the full list of airlines served at the Key West Airport.

Airport Parking

Short-Term Lot

Parking at EYW is available at the terminal. From hourly to daily to long-term, and more, various parking options are available at the Key West Airport. You can take a short walk then the elevator for access to the Main Terminal in which this is located.

Rates:

0-60 Minutes - Free

1 to 2 hours - $6.00

2 to 3 hours - $9.00

3 to 4 hours - $12.00

>4 hours / Daily Maximum - $15.00

Weekly Maximum - $84.00

Lost Ticket Minimum - $15.00

Long-Term Garage

The long-term garage parking at Key West Airport is located towards East of the Main Terminal on the left side of Faraldo Circle.

Rates:

0-60 Minutes - $3.00

1 to 2 hours - $6.00

2 to 3 hours - $9.00

3 to 4 hours - $12.00

>4 hours / Daily Maximum - $15.00

Weekly Maximum - $84.00

Lost Ticket Minimum - $15.00

Ground Transportation

For ground transportation, passengers have a variety of options to choose from, after arriving at the airport. The various options include buses, car rentals, airport shuttles, etc. Many passengers also opt for ride services such as Taxis.

Rental Cars

Car rental counters are located in the arrivals/ bag claim area. Passengers can choose among the various providers such as Avis, Budget, Dollar, and more.

Buses & Trains

For all the major nearby locations, public transportation is one of the most economical options and is easily available outside the airport.

Taxis

Taxis are a wonderful way to travel from Key West Airport. Taxi service is available at the curbside outside of the Arrivals/ Bag Claim Area.

Amenities & Services

To help you have an amazing stay, Key West International Airport provides visitors with different amenities and services including:

Contact Information

Address: 3491 S Roosevelt Blvd Key West, FL 33040, USA

Website: http://www.eyw.com/

Contact: info@moroecounty-fl.gov

Phone: (305) 809 5200

Key West Airport: A Brief History Timeline

  • Key West's aviation history began in 1913 with a flight to Cuba by Augustin Parla. In 1928, Pan American Airways began scheduled flights from Key West
  • National Airlines began flights to Miami in 1944 with Lockheed Lodestar twin prop aircraft, although the airport did not have a paved runway until around 1956.
  • In 1979, Air Florida was operating five nonstop flights a day to Miami with Boeing 737 jetliners. In 1987, Eastern Airlines was operating daily mainline Boeing 727-100 jet service nonstop to Miami.
  • More recently, Southwest Airlines, following its acquisition of AirTran, operated Boeing 737-700 jet service into the airport, including nonstop flights from New Orleans, Orlando, and Tampa. However, Southwest subsequently ceased all service to the airport.
  • As of May 9, 2010, the flight schedule included commercial service on United Express, American Eagle, Delta Airlines, Delta Connection and, most notably, AirTran Airways.
  • In November 2008, a third parallel north-south runway opened on the west side of the airfield.
  • In 2011, the airport had 62,293 aircraft operations, averaging 170 per day: 71% general aviation, 16% air taxi, 13% airline, and <1% military. At the time, 59 aircraft were based at the airport: 61% single-engine, 37% multi-engine, and 2% helicopter.

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Key West Airport (EYW) Terminals

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Key West Airport Q&A

There are approximately 39 destinations that you can fly Direct to from EYW airport. Check our direct flights page to know more.
Getting around the small island of Key West is easy with numerous options, including walking, bicycles, cars, mopeds (which we generally do not recommend), taxis, ride-share services, tourist trolleys, hotel shuttles, public buses, and pedi-cabs. Locals often rely on bicycles – known as “Conch cruisers.”
Key West International Airport is located directly on the island of Key West. The Miami Airport is located 160 miles from Key West. The Fort Lauderdale Airport is located 188 miles from Key West.