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VPS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: VPS / KVPS
Airport Names:
  1. Northwest Florida Regional Airport
  2. Eglin Air Force Base
Location: Valaparaiso (near Fort Walton Beach), Florida, United States
GPS Coordinates: 30°28'59"N by 86°31'31"W
Area Served: Fort Walton Beach, Destin
Airport Type: Public / Military
Elevation: 87 feet (27 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS):

  • Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) has 2 runways.
  • Okaloosa County owns and operates the airport terminal, which is on 131 acres of Eglin AFB property that is lease from the U.S.
  • Northwest Florida Regional Airport is served by the regional airline affiliates of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways which fly nonstop regional jets to hubs in the southern and eastern United States.
  • Because of Northwest Florida Regional Airport's relatively low elevation of 87 feet, planes can take off or land at Northwest Florida Regional Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • In addition to being known as "Northwest Florida Regional Airport", another name for VPS is "Eglin Air Force Base".
  • The furthest airport from Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) is Shark Bay Airport (MJK), which is located 11,174 miles (17,983 kilometers) away in Monkey Mia, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The closest airport to Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) is Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (DSI), which is located only 7 miles (11 kilometers) SSE of VPS.

Map of Nearest Airports from Northwest Florida Regional Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Northwest Florida Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
16.59 miles (10.61 km) SSEDestin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (DSI)Destin, Florida, United StatesView Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport on a map Set DSI as destination Airport Get more information about Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport
211.54 miles (18.57 km) NDuke FieldEglin Air Force Auxiliary Field #3 (EGI)Crestview, Florida, United StatesView Duke FieldEglin Air Force Auxiliary Field #3 on a map Set EGI as destination Airport Get more information about Duke FieldEglin Air Force Auxiliary Field #3
320.42 miles (32.86 km) NBob Sikes Airport (CEW)Crestview, Florida, United StatesView Bob Sikes Airport on a map Set CEW as destination Airport Get more information about Bob Sikes Airport
433.90 miles (54.56 km) WNWNAS Whiting Field - North (NSE)Milton, Florida, United StatesView NAS Whiting Field - North on a map Set NSE as destination Airport Get more information about NAS Whiting Field - North
539.39 miles (63.39 km) WPensacola International Airport (PNS)Pensacola, Florida, United StatesView Pensacola International Airport on a map Set PNS as destination Airport Get more information about Pensacola International Airport
644.33 miles (71.34 km) ENorthwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP)Panama City, Florida, United StatesView Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport on a map Set ECP as destination Airport Get more information about Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
747.34 miles (76.19 km) WNaval Air Station PensacolaForrest Sherman Field (NPA)Pensacola, Florida, United StatesView Naval Air Station PensacolaForrest Sherman Field on a map Set NPA as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station PensacolaForrest Sherman Field
848.41 miles (77.90 km) WNOLF Saufley Field (NUN)Pensacola, Florida, United StatesView NOLF Saufley Field on a map Set NUN as destination Airport Get more information about NOLF Saufley Field
953.61 miles (86.28 km) ESEPanama City–Bay County International Airport (PFN)Panama City, Florida, United StatesView Panama City–Bay County International Airport on a map Set PFN as destination Airport Get more information about Panama City–Bay County International Airport
1063.15 miles (101.62 km) ESETyndall Air Force Base (PAM)Panama City, Florida, United StatesView Tyndall Air Force Base on a map Set PAM as destination Airport Get more information about Tyndall Air Force Base
1166.44 miles (106.93 km) WNOLF Barin (NHX)Foley, Alabama, United StatesView NOLF Barin on a map Set NHX as destination Airport Get more information about NOLF Barin
1267.51 miles (108.64 km) NNEEnterprise Municipal Airport (ETS)Enterprise, Alabama, United StatesView Enterprise Municipal Airport on a map Set ETS as destination Airport Get more information about Enterprise Municipal Airport
1369.62 miles (112.05 km) WJack Edwards Airport (GUF)Gulf Shores, Alabama, United StatesView Jack Edwards Airport on a map Set GUF as destination Airport Get more information about Jack Edwards Airport
1472.91 miles (117.34 km) NECairns Army Airfield (AAF) (OZR)Fort Rucker/Ozark, Alabama, United StatesView Cairns Army Airfield (AAF) on a map Set OZR as destination Airport Get more information about Cairns Army Airfield (AAF)
1575.76 miles (121.93 km) NELowe Army Heliport (AHP) (LOR)Fort Rucker / Ozark, Alabama, United StatesView Lowe Army Heliport (AHP) on a map Set LOR as destination Airport Get more information about Lowe Army Heliport (AHP)

Map of Furthest Airports from Northwest Florida Regional Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Northwest Florida Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,174.16 miles (17,983.03 km) WShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
211,168.93 miles (17,974.60 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
311,158.28 miles (17,957.47 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
411,154.66 miles (17,951.65 km) SCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
511,152.83 miles (17,948.70 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
611,152.56 miles (17,948.27 km) WJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
711,143.99 miles (17,934.48 km) WSWCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
811,136.89 miles (17,923.04 km) WSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
911,131.40 miles (17,914.21 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
1011,122.19 miles (17,899.38 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
1111,111.54 miles (17,882.24 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1211,106.25 miles (17,873.74 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1311,105.82 miles (17,873.03 km) WMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1411,091.58 miles (17,850.12 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
1511,084.85 miles (17,839.29 km) WMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport