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Interview with Deputy Executive Director of Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport

March 7, 2012 • 0 comments

This week we went up to the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport and took a tour of the facility, got some cool footage of planes taking off and talked to […]

by Jason Koertge

Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport Launches New Website

February 17, 2012 • 1 comment

I thought the old website looked pretty good, but apparently it lacked some desired functionality. The new website just launched Tuesday of this week and features “an updated design, social media integration and streamlined information for travelers, including a new real-time flight tracking feature.”

by Jason Koertge

Airport to Double Parking Lot Size

January 7, 2011 • 3 comments

The new Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport had record breaking numbers this past summer, despite local difficulties.  We had tons of traffic coming in, but we also had more traffic […]

by Jason Koertge

St. Joe’s Granted Through-the-Fence Access at New Airport

November 30, 2010 • 0 comments

In a filing yesterday with the United States SEC, St. Joe announced that they’ve executed an agreement between the Airport District and their new commercial development on the new airport […]

by Jason Koertge

New Airport Passenger Traffic UP 170% over 2009

November 10, 2010 • 12 comments

In case you’ve been wondering whether the construction of the new airport was in vain, 2010 passenger traffic since the new airport has been open is almost triple what it […]

by Jason Koertge

Southwest Airlines Marketing Working

August 25, 2010 • 0 comments
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One of the cool things about bringing in Southwest Airlines to the new Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport was that we get to take advantage of SWA’s amazing marketing success. […]

by Jason Koertge

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

August 2, 2010 • 7 comments
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In a recent airport authority board meeting, Airport Director reported to the board that traffic at the new Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport was up almost 200% over the traffic […]

by Jason Koertge

Video Preview of New Airport

May 19, 2010 • 3 comments

Having been under construction for two and a half years, the new airport in Panama City is finally about to open.  Dubbed Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, the new facility […]

by Jason Koertge

Southwest Airlines Top Four Destinations – YOU VOTED

December 15, 2009 • 23 comments

Well folks, the votes are in.  With just under 1,000 votes thrown into the pot, it would seem pretty apparent as to which destinations are clear favorites as to potential […]

by Cebo Campbell

FAA Approves New Airport Extension to 10,000 Feet

November 30, 2009 • 3 comments
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We’ve been waiting for it and now it’s here.  The FAA finally approved the runway extension at the new airport in West Bay to 10,000 feet.  Right now the runway […]

by Cebo Campbell