Tag Archive: Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport

Airport Planning for Future Growth

August 24, 2011 4:22 pm By: PAT KELLY / News Herald Writer WEST BAY — The airport celebrated its million-passenger milestone last month since opening its doors in May 2010, and airport officials are hoping a new federal grant will help plan for future expansion. The $475,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation will be used by the airport […]

Northwest Florida International Aiport Passes 1 Millionth Passenger!

August 9, 2011 5:19 pm By: Jason Koertge PCBDaily.com The old mantra, “If you build it, they will come,” certainly seems true with the new Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport.  Despite opposition, the new location seems to be meeting expectations.  With a new parking facility under construction and monthly passenger traffic up almost three times what is was in the […]

Out with the Old!

April 20, 2011 10:08 am Out with the old! New marquee going up today at Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort!

Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport Exceeds Traffic Expectations

December 21, 2010 11:08 am   As year-end fast approaches, Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport officials are reporting that the region’s newest airport has exceeded initial traffic expectations. From its May 23 grand opening through November 30, Beaches International Airport handled 446,135 passengers, or nearly three times as many as the 160,000 passengers who passed through the old Panama City […]

Airport Traffic up almost 200% Over Last Year, Despite Oil Crisis!

August 3, 2010 5:24 pm Our friends at PCBDaily recently sent out an update on airport traffic being almost up 200% over last year! This is GREAT NEWS!  Thanks for sharing! The following is an excerpt from the article: In a recent airport authority board meeting, Airport Director reported to the board that traffic at the new Northwest Florida Beaches International […]

Our Coast is Clear!

May 25, 2010 6:55 pm Great campaign run by the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association in conjunction with the Tourist Development Councils of Bay County, Gulf County, Franklin County, Walton County, Okaloosa County, Santa Rosa County and Escambia County! Let’s help get the word out that OUR COAST IS CLEAR!

Northwest Florida Beaches International Grand Opening Ceremonies!

May 24, 2010 4:59 pm   Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, the first commercial international airport to be built in the U.S. in past 15 years, began operations on Sunday, May 23. To celebrate this historic event, a ribbon-cutting grand opening celebration was held on Saturday, May 22. The event was open to the public, and featured live music, F-15 […]

Green Tie Gala!

May 24, 2010 4:45 pm   Here are some photos from the Green Tie Gala toasting the future of Northwest Florida and the immeasurable impact the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport will have on the region’s economy. This grand opening event was held at Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport on May 21, 2010 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Click here […]