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Key West International Airport

Discover Key West International Airport, its facilities and services it has on offer, the key destinations to fly to from the airport and with which airlines you can do this with.

About Key West International Airport

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Key West International Airport (IATA: EYW) is an international airport in the City of Key West, Florida. The airport is a public owned airport that in 2011 had 62,293 aircraft operations. The airport's flights began in 1913. The airport has an area of 334 acres and owns one runway.

The airport currently has five airlines that use the airport such as American Eagle, Delta, Delta Connection, Silver Airways, Southern Airways Express and United Express.

Key West International Airport Location

The airport is located 2 miles (3.2 km) east of the City of Key West, in Monroe County, Florida:


Key West International Airport provides services and facilities to offer comfort and ease for its travellers. The airport has many gates as well as restaurants, cafes, bars and shops at the airport terminal.

Facilities Include:

A good range of shopping and dining places are available from popular restaurants and luxury and designer shops.

Free WiFi Accessibility

Mobile Charging

Baby Care Facilities

Postal Services



Key West runway

Key West International Airport currently has one runway.

Direction Length (ft) Length (m) Surface
9/27 4,801 1,463 Asphalt


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The airport has two terminals that have been both designed by Mark Mosko who has also worked on Baltimore–Washington International Airport and Dwane Stark. The older ground-level terminal building opened in 1957 and now serves arriving passengers. It has now been renovated and expanded its departure gate lounge and the baggage claim. The newer building terminal has a check-in area, the airport's security checkpoint, an elevated roadway and a houses ticketing.

Airlines that fly to Key West International Airport

The table below consists of all the airlines that fly passenger services from Key West International Airport:

American Eagle Delta Air Lines Delta Connection
Silver Airways Southern Airways Express United Express

The Most Popular Domestic Destinations

Rank Destination Passengers Airlines
1 Atlanta, Georgia 132,880 Delta
2 Miami, Florida 81,100 American
3 Charlotte, North Carolina 43,980 American
4 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 41,430 Silver
5 Tampa, Florida 23,490 Silver
6 Orlando (International), Florida 18,670 Silver
7 Newark, New Jersey 14,950 United
8 Washington–National, D.C. 13,240 American
9 Fort Myers, Florida 7,870 Silver
10 Chicago–O'Hare, Illinois 6,180 United

The most popular destinations from May 2017 - April 2018. Statistics from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)

How to get to Key West International Airport

By Road

There is a wide range of taxi firms that offer taxicab services at Key West Internation Airport. If you need a taxi, you need to walk to the ground transportation area of the airport. It takes only 5 minutes to the Key West City centre by taxi. There are drop-off and pick-up areas at the terminals and short and long-stay multi-storey car parks you can use to park your car at a cost. Parking is available for 300 vehicles at ground level under the newer terminal,150 spaces for rental cars and 150 for the general public.

By Public Transport

Key West Airport is served by Keys City bus routes Green and Blue, and the Lower Keys Shuttle.

By Rental Car

You can hire from a selection of cars from car hire companies. Colorado Springs Airport has onsite car rental desks which are located in the baggage claim area. Many companies offer these services such as Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, Thrifty, Alamo, Enterprise and National.