Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)

Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) is the preferred aviation gateway when making travel plans to Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Our airport in Destin-Fort Walton Beach is an exceptional resource for travelers who favor distinct modern amenities without congestion. The central location to popular accommodations and activities and its convenient and hassle-free access makes VPS the smart option when traveling to Destin-Fort Walton Beach.

Airlines serving Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport:


Provides non-stop, seasonal service to Asheville, North Carolina via Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), Austin, TX, Belleville, IL/St. Louis, MO, Bloomington, IL (BMI), Boston, MA (BOS), Chicago, IL (MDW), Cincinnati, OH, Clarksburg, West Virginia via North Central West Virginia Airport (CKB), Cleveland, OH, Columbus (Rickenbacker), OH, Concord, NC, Dayton, OH (DAY) Des Moines, IA, Evansville, IN, Grand Rapids, MI (GRR), Houston, TX (HOU), Hudson Valley, NY (SWF), Huntington, WV, Indianapolis, IN, Kansas City, MO, Knoxville, TN, Lexington, KY, Little Rock, AR, Louisville, KY, Memphis, TN, Nashville, TN (BNA), New York City/Newark, NJ, Northwest Arkansas, Oklahoma City, OK, Omaha, NE, Peoria, IL, Pittsburgh, PA, Rockford/Chicago IL (RFD), Shreveport, LA, Springfield/Branson, MO, Tulsa, OK and Washington D.C./Baltimore, MD, Wichita, KS

American Airlines:

Provides non-stop service to Austin, TX (AUS), Charlotte, NC (CLT), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, TX (DFW), Raleigh-Durham, NC (RDU), Washington DC (DCA)

Delta Airlines:

Service may be provided by Delta or a Delta Connection carrier.
Provides non-stop service daily to Atlanta, GA (ATL).

Southwest Airlines:

Provided non-stop service to Nashville, TN (BNA) three times a day, Dallas, TX (DAL) once daily, Baltimore, MD (BWI) once daily, Chicago, IL (MDW) once daily, Austin, TX (AUS) Sat/Sun, Milwaukee, WI (MKE) Sat only, Dallas, TX (DAL) twice on Sat/Sun, Houston, TX (HOU) Sun only, Kansas City, MO (MCI) Sat/Sun only, St. Louis, MO (STL) Sat/Sun only

United Airlines:

Express Jet provides non-stop service to Chicago (ORD), Denver (DEN), Houston TX (IAH)

VPS Airport

Opens daily at 4:00 AM, and provides scheduled commercial passenger air service for the entire Northwest Florida region from Panama City to Pensacola.

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With ever-changing and growing flight patterns, the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport is sure to fit all of your travel needs into the area. Keep a lookout for new and upcoming airlines into Destin-Fort Walton Beach!


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Go beyond green spaces: The benefits of “Blue Spaces” on Kids

Go beyond green spaces: The benefits of “Blue Spaces” on Kids This post was written by Sara McCarty, founder of Run Wild My Child, in partnership with Destin-Fort Walton Beach. Perhaps you’ve heard about the benefits of “green spaces” and their positive effect on children’s physical and mental health. You’ve…

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Trip Ideas

While beachgoers can lay out on the sand, shoppers can stroll down the HarborWalk Village and savor plates of Gulf-to-Table seafood. What will you do in Destin-Fort Walton Beach?

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Adapting water activities for kids of multiple ages

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How to tell Manta Rays and Stingrays apart

Out of all the wildlife you may spot in Destin-Fort Walton Beach, one of the most distinctive is a ray gliding through the water like a flat alien spaceship.

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Sailing in Destin-Fort Walton Beach

Have you gone sailing yet?  You can’t beat the beautiful water on the Gulf of Mexico.  Here are a few options for a sailing experience you won’t forget.

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March 25, 2023

19th Annual Triple B Festival

Join us for the 19th Annual Triple B Festival. Come out and enjoy a day…



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