Getting to Destin

Getting Around


Destin-Fort Walton Airport is the most convenient commercial airport located 20 miles northwest of Destin and is a relatively small airport in Florida that offers numerous non-stop flights to various destinations. Click here to find flights to Destin from YOUR destination!

Airport Address:

1701 Florida 85, Eglin AFB, FL 32542
(850) 651-7160

Other airports with access to Destin:

DeFuniak Springs Municiple Airport - approximately 45 miles away

Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport - approximately 50 miles away


The drive into Destin is accessible by two major highways: Interstate 10 and U.S. Highway 98. I-10 is the best way to reach Destin from the West and East to connect to U.S. Highway 98. Highway 98 is best used when traveling from the south although the best way to travel to Destin  is by flying directly there. 

Getting Around Destin

Getting Around

Destin is an area where a rental car is definetely recommended as there is no major bus system and many areas are miles away from each other if you choose to leave town. Driving in Destin is easy. Many of the roads are self explanitory and a GPS is rarely needed. Be sure to reserve a rental car if you are planning a visit down to Destin anytime soon! If you plan on staying in town. It is very easy to just get a cab and walk around the area!