Planes, trains, and automobiles. The possibilities are endless. All we know, is there no stopping you from getting to the beach for a much needed vacation. We are here to discuss a few options on the easiest ways to travel to the Florida Panhandle.

Airports near Destin and Miramar Beach, FL

Destin Executive Airport (DTS)

Airport website

Address: 1001 Airport Road | Destin, Florida 32541

DTS is a private airport located in the heart of Destin, FL. This airport is not open to commercial flights.

Destin - Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)

Airport website

Address: 1701 Florida 85 | Eglin AFB, Florida 32542

VPS is one of the most well-known commercial flight airports you’ll find in the area. If you are staying in Destin/Okaloosa Island/Fort Walton Beach, this will be the closest airport.

Northwest Florida Beach International Airport (ECP)

Airport website

Address: 6300 West Bay Parkway | Panama City Beach, Florida 32409

ECP airport has been growing in popularity the past few years. Offering commercial flights in a smaller airport setting, you’ll find this one most convenient to Miramar Beach/30A properties.

Pensacola International Airport (PNS)

Airport website

Address: 2430 Airport Boulevard | Pensacola, Florida 32504

PNS is an international airport located about 2 hours away from the Destin – Miramar Beach area. This is a large airport with many commercial flight options.

Driving directions from nearby cities

... from New Orleans, LA

CLICK HERE to see Google map directions. Average drive time: 4-5 hours.

There are no direct flights from New Orleans, Louisiana to Destin, Florida at this time.

... from Birmingham, Alabama

CLICK HERE to see Google map directions. Average drive time: 4-5 hours.

There are no direct flights from Birmingham, Alabama to Destin, Florida at this time.

... from Atlanta, Georgia

CLICK HERE to see Google map directions. Average drive time: 5-6 hours.
Typical flight time from Atlanta, Georgia to Destin, Florida is 1 hour.

... from Orlando, Florida

CLICK HERE to see Google map directions. Average drive time: 6-7 hours.

There are no direct flights from Orlando, Florida to Destin, Florida at this time.

... from Nashville, Tennessee

CLICK HERE to see Google map directions. Average drive time: 7-8 hours.

There are no direct flights from Nashville, Tennessee to Destin, Florida at this time.

... from Houston, Texas

CLICK HERE to see Google map directions. Average drive time: 8-9 hours.

Typical flight time from Houston, Texas to Destin, Florida is 2 hours.

One of the advantages our properties has is the ease-of-access. You can either fly in and enjoy a convenient trip to your vacation rental from the airport, or choose to drive in and experience the road journey along the way! While vehicles aren’t always required, depending on where you stay, they do come highly recommended if you want to enjoy shopping, dining, and all the fun events our area has to offer. Uber/Lyft are available, however, they, too, experience staffing shortages sometimes and can be unreliable depending on season/timing.

Ready to plan your escape?