VPS to close at noon, Destin Airport remains open

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) has recieved notice from airlines that all flights will be cancelled as of 11 a.m. CST, and the airport will close at noon, according to a press release from Okaloosa County.

All passengers with reservations for this afternoon and evening are asked to contact their airline for information on flights and rebooking schedules. The airport will reopen tomorrow at 4 a.m. CST. Addition information will be provided, should conditions change.

At this time, there have been no decisions made whether or not to close the runway at Destin Airport, officials told The Log. Representatives from Destin Jet and Regal Air, Destin Airports fixed-base operators, said they would remain open until county officials make a ruling on the runway.