Okaloosa signs long term joint use airport agreement with Eglin AFB

EGLIN AFB — The excellent news far outweighed the dangerous this week for Okaloosa County Airports Director Tracy Stage as he balanced the lack of a service with the finalization of a joint-use agreement that extends a facility partnership between the county and Eglin Air Force Base by way of 2061.

“We have solidified the way forward for VPS and our partnership with the Air Force, a partnership that started in 1957,” Stage stated, utilizing the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport’s three-letter airport code. “The joint use agreement is one thing we have been engaged on for quite a few years, and we’re simply ecstatic to have it accomplished.”

The announcement comes at the same time as United Airlines has notified airport officials that it will cease operations at the airport in March. United has maintained a comparatively small presence at there for years, however determined to chop ties for operational and monetary causes.


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