Northwest Florida Regional Airport
|Northwest Florida Regional Airport
Eglin Air Force Base
|USGS aerial photo as of 15 February 1999|
|IATA: VPS – ICAO: KVPS – FAA LID: VPS
|Airport type||Public / Military|
|Owner/Operator||United States Air Force|
|Serves||Fort Walton Beach, Destin|
|Elevation AMSL||87 ft / 27 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Northwest Florida Regional Airport (airport code KVPS) serves the city of Fort Walton Beach, Florida.
The following Airlines serve Northwest Florida Regional Airport:
Facilities and aircraft[change | change source]
Northwest Florida Regional Airport and Eglin Air Force Base share two runways: 12/30 with a 12,005 x 300 ft (3,659 x 91 m) asphalt/concrete surface and 1/19 with a 10,012 x 300 ft (3,052 x 91 m) asphalt pavement. For the 12-month period ending March 31, 2006, the airport had 126,060 aircraft operations, an average of 345 per day: 71% military, 19% scheduled commercial, 8% general aviation and 2% air taxi.
The airport has a 110,000 sq. ft. airport passenger terminal building. It has three second-level gates with passenger jet ways and three ground-level commuter gates with regional jet boarding bridges