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Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)

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How to get a ride from VPS Airport

Request when you’re ready to walk outside

And choose a ride option that suits your group size and luggage storage needs.

Exit on the arrivals level

Head to the rideshare pickup area by exiting baggage claim and turning left. You’ll see signs for rideshare pickup at the west end of the terminal. This is where all Uber driver-partners at VPS meet travelers for pickup.

Wait curbside

Drivers will meet you at the curbside with rideshare signage. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

VPS Airport map

VPS Airport has one 2-level terminal with concourses on each floor. The first level houses Gates A1-A3, and the 2nd-level concourse has Gates B1-B3.

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Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport visitor information

Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport serves Okaloosa County, Florida, and handles around 1 million travelers annually. VPS Airport is about a 27-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions from downtown Destin, which is located 16 miles (26 kilometers) from the airport. The airport is about a 14-minute drive in ideal conditions from downtown Fort Walton Beach, located 8 miles (13 kilometers) from the airport.

VPS Airport terminal

Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport has one main passenger terminal, with 2 levels. There are no international flights at Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport. VPS Airport has one military lounge. You can plan your trip using the information below.

VPS Airport airlines

  • Allegiant
  • American
  • Delta
  • United

Dining at VPS Airport

Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport is home to a few dining options, including a bar and a sandwich shop. Travelers looking to buy VPS Airport food can enjoy a sit-down meal or opt to purchase food to go.

Getting around VPS Airport

A Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport shuttle provides transport for travelers between the passenger terminal and the parking lot.

Things to do at VPS Airport

For those traveling with pets, Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport offers a pet relief area, which is located between the parking lot and the terminal. Those interested in shopping can visit the VPS Airport gift shops, which are located near security as well as in the upper and lower concourse levels. They sell a variety of goods, including books and travel aids.

Hotels near VPS Airport

Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near VPS Airport, there are half a dozen hotels and accommodations nearby.

Points of interest near VPS Airport

  • Destin Harbor Boardwalk
  • Fort Pickens, Pensacola
  • Henderson Beach State Park, Destin
  • James Lee Park, Destin

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