Northwest Florida Regional Airport

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Northwest Florida Regional Airport
Eglin Air Force Base
USGS aerial photo as of 15 February 1999
VPS is located in Florida
Location of the Airport in Florida
Airport type Public / Military
Owner/Operator United States Air Force
Serves Fort Walton Beach, Destin
Location Valparaiso, Florida
Elevation AMSL 87 ft / 27 m
Coordinates 30°29′00″N 086°31′31″W / 30.4833333°N 86.52528°W / 30.4833333; -86.52528
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 12,005 3,659 Asphalt
1/19 10,012 3,052 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 126,060
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Northwest Florida Regional Airport (airport code KVPS) serves the city of Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

The following Airlines serve Northwest Florida Regional Airport:[2]

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.[1]

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

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