With its picturesque beaches and harbors, Gulfport has inspired nationally renowned artists like Richmond Barthe and Walter Anderson and is home to a variety of quaint galleries that will thrill art lovers. Traveling around the Gulf Coast is an easy task due to the many airports in and around Gulfport, most of which are an enjoyable 30- to 60-minute drive from Mississippi's second largest city.
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, is the largest of the airports in the area and is serviced by airlines like American Eagle, Continental Express, Delta Airlines, Northwest Airlines and U.S. Airways Express. From this airport, you can board non stop flights to Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, Memphis, Branson, Saint Petersburg and Tampa. The airport lies three miles from the city of Gulfport. This airport has all the standard amenities like parking, on-site car rental, free shuttle service, newsstands, ATM machines, fast food outlets, a lounge, meeting rooms, smoking rooms and free Wi-Fi access.
Mobile Regional Airport
Located in Mobile, Alabama, this airport is 54 miles from Gulfport. Owned and operated by the Mobile Airport Authority, the Mobile Regional Airport is where U.S. Airways Express, Continental Express, Delta Air Lines, ASA, American Eagle Airlines and Northwest Airlink offer competitively-priced flight services with 25 daily departures. There are daily direct flights to Houston, Memphis, Tennessee, Dallas, Charlotte, North Carolina and Atlanta, as well as connecting flights to international destinations. Facilities include valet car wash, valet parking, airport shuttle, an Executive Club, convenient parking and a frequent flyer program.
New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport
Located in Kenner, Louisiana, New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport is 78 miles from Gulfport and about 11 miles from New Orleans. This airport serves direct and connecting flights from the U.S. and around the world. Its facilities include a bank, a post office, a foreign exchange station, advance bag check in, luggage storage, disabled facilities, smoking areas and free Wi-Fi access. Frontier, Jet Blue and Southwest are some of the carriers that offer services from this airport.