Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport serves the Destin and Fort Walton Beach area in Okaloosa County, Florida. It operates with domestic flights.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Allegiant Air, Delta, United, American Airlines
Annual passenger traffic:
Tel: +1 (850) 651-7160


The airport is located in Valparaiso, within Eglin Air Force Base, near Destin and Fort Walton Beach in Okaloosa County, Florida.

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What services does Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) facilities include

Dining and shopping - Snack Bar, restaurant grill. Gift shops (located in the public area near security as well as in the upper and lower concourse levels).

Free WiFi/High speed internet access is available throughout the terminal for your business needs.

A courtesy phone center to contacto hotels and other services, is located in the baggage claims area of the terminal on the lower level,

There are wo ATMs located near the main entrance and on the second level of the concourse

Spacious and clean family restrooms are available with baby changing stations.


Accommodation near Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)

Comfort Suites Niceville Near Eglin Air Force Base (5.3 km), Holiday Inn Express Niceville-Eglin AFB (5.3 km)


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Public and private transportation

Shuttles and Taxis

The Destin - Fort Walton Beach Airport offers several ground transportation companies, servicing passengers to and from the Northwest Florida Panhandle area. Because there is no public transportation system servicing the airport, the local shuttle service companies are a convenient way to go. Each company is privately owned, and the cost is subject to change at any time.

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Car rental agencies

The rental car counters are located in the baggage claim lobby on the lower level of the Airport: Alamo, Avis, Hertz, National, Dollar, Enterprise, Budget, Destin Jeep Rentals 


Parking services at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)

There is a short-term lot, two long-term lots, and one free cell-phone waiting area. A free shuttle service is available from the parking lot to the terminal.

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Facilities for passengers with special needs

For passengers with reduced  mobility due to any physical disability, other disabilities or special needs, pre-coordination with the airline is suggested at least 48 hours before the flight.

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Latest updates: August 29, 2019