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The Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) is the closest major airport to Okaloosa Island, FL. Millions of travelers each year choose VPS Airport for its close proximity to Okaloosa Island lodging, short wait times, and multiple direct flights to and from major cities. Recently expanded and constantly growing, Northwest Florida Regional Airport currently hosts the nation’s top airlines including Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines. Located directly off FL Highway 85, VPS is easy to enter and exit by personal vehicle or shuttle, and features a short term lot, long term lot, and free cell phone parking area.

Northwest Florida Regional VPS Airport Airlines

  • Allegiant
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • GLO
  • United Airlines
  • Southern Airways Express

Directions From Okaloosa Island

  • Take 98W to Fort Walton Beach
  • At second traffic light after bridge in Fort Walton Beach turn right onto 85N (Eglin Parkway)
  • Travel North for approximately 7 miles
  • When entering wooded area, look for a merge to the right to Niceville/Crestview. Take a right to merge
  • Continue on 85N through 2 traffic signals. The Destin – Fort Walton Beach Airport is on the right
  • Driving time – 15 to 25 minutes

Contact Information

Address: 1701 Florida 85, Eglin AFB FL 32542
Phone: (850) 651-7160
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