Where is the Closest Airport to Panama City Beach?

If you’re planning a vacation to Panama City Beach, you might be flying in. If so, you’re probably wondering about the best way to reach the city. Luckily, there is a close airport that makes it quick and convenient for you to reach the city no matter where in the world you live. This way, you can easily reach our Panama City Beach condo rentals to get your vacation started! Here’s everything you need to know about reaching Panama City Beach, Florida, by air.

Northwest Florida Beaches Airport

The closest airport to our 2 bedroom condos in Panama City Beach is Northwest Florida Beaches Airport. It’s located right near Panama City Beach at 6300 West Bay Parkway. This airport is home to everything you may need once you reach the city, including Wi-Fi, an ATM, and multiple dining and shopping opportunities.

You can easily get ground transportation to take you into the city, including taxis, rental cars, and ride-sharing. This airport is small enough to feel quaint and not be overwhelming, but there’s still plenty of room to welcome you to Florida!


Northwest Florida Beaches Airport is a convenient way to get in and out of Panama City Beach. The airport is serviced by some of America’s largest airlines including Delta, American, United, and Southwest. Once you’re in the airport, you can access the service animals/pet relief area if you are traveling with a furry friend. Additionally, if you are active-duty military, retired military, or an employee of the Department of Defense, there is a Military Welcome Center available to you daily from 8 a.m. until 8 pm. Here, you can find a television, snacks and drinks, a computer workstation, and more.

Additionally, you can grab a quick bite to eat or drink while you’re at the airport. Emerald Coast Pub can be found on level one, and Beach Time Grill is located on level two. In Concourse Level 2, you will also find Grayton Beer Landing Strip and Espressology. To grab a souvenir to remember your travels by, there are conveniently located gift shops on both level 1 and level 2.

Plan Your Visit

You’re always just minutes from downtown Panama City, so you can quickly get out the door and head to any activity you desire. When you’re ready to plan your dream getaway, contact us to learn more about all of our Panama City Beach rentals!


Once you arrive at Northwest Florida Beaches Airport, it’s just a 20-minute drive to get into the heart of Panama City Beach. Head out of the airport and make your way to West Highway 388. You’ll then take FL-79 South to bring you into Panama City Beach. When you’re planning to leave Panama City Beach, simply reverse your route by taking State Road 79 North towards West Bay, then turning right onto State Highway 388 and proceeding for about 4 miles.

Places to Stay

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Once you get into Panama City Beach, you will need a place to stay! Luckily, Pelican Walk has some of the most desirable Panama City Beach rentals available. No matter how big your group is or what your budget looks like, we have a vacation rental that will suit your needs. If you ever have a question or concern during your stay, our knowledgeable and friendly staff is always at your service.

Our two-bedroom condos in Panama City Beach are the perfect solution for smaller families or a couple’s retreat. Additionally, our 3 bedroom condos in Panama City Beach are great for a larger family gathering like a reunion or wedding. While amenities vary from condo to condo, you can rest assured that you will be greeted with a stunning view of the water and luxurious features like state-of-the-art kitchens and comfortable living spaces.


Pelican Walk Rentals
6905 Thomas Drive
Panama City Beach, FL 32408
(850) 234-8090