Panama City in Bay County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Panama City Airport
Panama City-Bay County Airport 1964
Panama City-Bay County Airport
and Industrial District 1967
Developed and controlled by
Representative Airport Authorities
in conjunction with the
Federal Aviation Agency
Control Tower erected by
Federal Aviation Agency 1967
Erected 1968 by Bay County - Panama City in cooperation with Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-154.)
Location. 30° 12.416′ N, 85° 40.983′ W. Marker is in Panama City, Florida, in Bay County. Marker is on Airport Road (County Road 391), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located in front of the main airport terminal. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3173 Airport Road, Panama City FL 32405, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Andrew(s) School (approx. 2.5 miles away); St. Andrew Skirmish (approx. 3 miles away); The St. Andrew Bay Saltworks (approx. 3 miles away); Salt Kettle (approx. 3 miles away); The Old Sentry (approx. 3 miles John Christo, Senior (approx. 3.2 miles away); Robert Lee McKenzie's Home and Office (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Gideon Versus Wainwright Case (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Panama City.
Also see . . . Short History of the Airport. Long term plans are to move the airport to a location which supports expansion without endangering nearby wetlands. (Submitted on June 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
1. New Airport
Panama City-Bay County International Airport (PFN) is no longer the area's commercial passenger airport. Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) opened for business on May 23, 2010 and carriers formerly serving PFN relocated to ECP. Beaches International is located in the West Bay area of Bay County, northwest of Panama City and north of Panama City Beach. The airport is presently served by Delta and Southwest.
— Submitted June 9, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,452 times since then and 129 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.