Sleeping in Airports

Northwest Florida Beaches Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Northwest Florida Beaches Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, recently-built international airport with clean and modern facilities and a single, easily navigable terminal. The airport is in an isolated location.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Northwest Florida Beaches Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Palmetto Inn & Suites – (17 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Panama City Beach – Pier Park Area – (19 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites PCB Pier Park Area – (19 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Northwest Florida Beaches Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available throughout the airport. Connect to the “I Fly Beaches” network.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Next to the downstairs gift shop

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate according to daily flight schedule. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Beach Time Grill • Emerald Coast Pub • Espressology • Grayton Beer Landing Strip.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Pet Relief Area – A designated, fenced-in pet relief area is available outside of the northern end of the terminal.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Shopping – A gift shop can be found on the upper and lower levels.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


As of February 2018, Northwest Florida Regional airport is served by the following airlines: Allegiant Air • Delta • United Airlines • American Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies offer services onsite: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Thrifty.


The airport is not connected to the public transportation system; however, it is well connected with private shuttle and transfer companies. For contact information, visit the Northwest Florida Beaches Airport website.


Taxis are available in the ground transportation area of the airport terminal on a 24-hour basis. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.