Northwest Florida Regional Airport Serves Destin and Fort Walton Beach

For years Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) has been a major aviation gateway for visitors seeking the sunshine and sugar white-sand beaches

of the area. Four airlines, American Eagle, Continental, Delta and U. S. Airways, have served the facility which is located at Eglin Air Force Base on state road 85 just north of the Choctawhatchee Bay. Recently, already cheap flights to Destin and Fort Walton Beach became even more available when Vision Airlines made NW FL its hub.

Northwest Florida Regional Airport first opened in 1975 near the town of Valparaiso which gives the airport its code, VPS. A major expansion in early 2004 included additional public parking, more aircraft facilities, landscaping and a 110,000 square foot passenger terminal. Another expansion in 2009 allowed for six car rental companies to offer onsite service.

Recently, Vision Airlines began offering additional direct service to Baton Rouge (BTR), Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP), Little Rock (LIT), Knoxville (TYS), Birmingham (BHM), Huntsville (HSV), Macon (MCN), St. Petersburg/Tampa (PIE), Ft. Myers/Punta Gorda (PGD), Savannah/Hilton Head (SAV), and Louisville (SDF). In April, added cities will include Chattanooga (CHA), Asheville (AVL), Columbia (CAE), Shreveport (SHV), and Orlando-Sanford (SFB).

Northwest Florida Regional Airport Information

Okaloosa County Airport Administration
1701 State Road 85N
Eglin AFB, FL 32542
850-651-7160
www.flyvps.com

Airlines Serving the Airport

American Eagle
800-433-7300
www.aa.com
Provides non-stop service to Dallas/Fort Worth(DFW)

United Airlines
800-864-8331
www.united.com
Express Jet provides nonstop service to Houston (IAH).

Delta Air Lines
800-221-1212
www.delta.com
Provides non-stop service daily to Atlanta (ATL) 
Note: Delta is the only airline that flies into all four Northwest Florida airports

US Airways
800-428-4322
www.usairways.com
Provides non-stop daily service to Charlotte (CLT)

Car Rental Companies

The rental car counters are located in the baggage claim lobby on the lower level of the airport.

Alamo
888-826-6893 Toll-free
850-651-1839 Local

Avis
800-331-1212 Toll-free
850-651-0819 Local

Budget
800-527-0700 Toll-free

Enterprise
800-261-7331 Toll-free
850-729-5700 Local

Hertz
800-654-3131 Toll-free
850-651-0612 Local

National
888-826-6890 Toll-free
850-651-1113 Local

Airport Parking

Parking is operated by Republic Parking, which accepts cash, checks and all major credit cards.

Short-term Parking Rates
Free for the first 10 minutes, $2.00 for the first hour and $1 for each additional 30 minutes after that up to $8.50 for 24 hours

Long-term Parking Rates
Free for the first 10 minutes, $1.50 for the first hour and $1.50 for each additional hour up to $7.00 for 24 hours

return from Regional Airport to About Northwest Florida

go to Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport

go to Tallahassee Regional Airport

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