Closest Airport to Destin Florida

Closest Airport: Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)

Total Distance:

The airport is located approximately 18 miles (29 kilometers) from Destin, Florida.

Travel Time:

The estimated travel time from the airport to Destin is around 25-30 minutes by car, depending on traffic.

Route Guide:

  • Upon leaving the airport, head southeast on FL-85 S/Eglin Pkwy toward John Sims Pkwy W for approximately 4.4 miles (7.1 kilometers).
  • Turn left onto FL-20 E/John Sims Pkwy E, and continue to follow FL-20 E for approximately 7.3 miles (11.7 kilometers).
  • Turn right onto Mid Bay Bridge Rd and continue for approximately 5.5 miles (8.8 kilometers).
  • Continue onto FL-293 S for approximately 2.2 miles (3.5 kilometers).
  • Use the right lane to merge onto US-98 W/Emerald Coast Pkwy toward Destin.
  • Continue on US-98 W/Emerald Coast Pkwy for approximately 1.7 miles (2.7 kilometers), and then turn left onto Gulf Shore Drive.
  • Gulf Shore Drive will take you to the heart of Destin, Florida.