Travel FAQ: Destin - Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)
Frequently Asked Questions
Welcome to the Destin - Fort Walton Beach Airport Travel Frequently Asked Questions. We hope this information is of assistance to you in planning your travel. If you still have questions unanswered by this FAQ, please contact the Destin - Fort Walton Beach Airport.
Topics covered by this FAQ:
- Baggage (size, lost, quantity)
- Traveling with Disabilities, Children, or Pets
- Airport Codes
- Weather Conditions
Frequently Asked Questions
o Each airline may have specific differences when it comes to overhead compartment space. Please contact the airline prior to your arrival for rules and regulations.
o Each airline may have specific differences when it comes to shipping animals. Please contact the airline prior to your arrival for rules and regulations.
o Please contact the airline(s) you will be flying with or visit their website.
o The Destin - Fort Walton Beach Airport (commercial) has the FAA code VPS.
o The Bob Sikes Airport/Crestview Airport (general) has the FAA code CEW.
o The Destin/Fort Walton Beach Airport (general) has the FAA code DTS.
o Absolutely! You may reach our staff at the phone numbers listed on our Contact Page and we will be happy to assist you.
o Most airlines ask for 1 & 1/2 hours in advance. The airport is open from 4:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., or when the last flight arrives.
o We suggest someone drive you to the airport, and drop you off with your bags at the main entrance.
o Destin - Fort Walton Beach Airport has rentable Smarte Carts available at the main entrances. These devices allow you to roll your baggage to the appropriate ticket counter with much ease.
o SkyCaps are available to assist you with your baggage.
o We suggest that you ask for assistance when making your reservations. We will be happy to work with the airlines to accommodate you. If you have made your reservations you may contact the airline to arrange for assistance. Also, see our "Traveling with Disabilities" Page.
o We suggest that you ask for assistance when making the reservation. If you have already made the reservation you may contact the airline locally to arrange for assistance with your child.
o Please contact the appropriate airline to determine their current flight schedule. The Airport Administration office currently does not have access to this database. We apologize for any inconvenience.
o Please contact your airline the day of your flight. Hurricanes have a tendency to change course at any given time.
o Please contact your airline. They are responsible for your handling your baggage.
o Please contact your airline if you believe you left it on the plane. If you believe your item is at the Okaloosa Regional terminal, you may contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office/Airport Division at (850) 651-7166.
o Please contact your airline.
o Please contact the airline(s) on which your child will be traveling.
o Please contact the airline(s) you will be flying with.