Airport Gallery


Through the installation of fine art showcasing Florida artists along with rotating exhibits and historical displays that reflect the culture and history of the area, the Destin – Fort Walton Beach Airport’s art program will engage visitors and brand the airport and our gulf coast location as an unforgettable southern travel destination.

  • Our first exhibition was “Visions of Florida: The Photographic Art of Clyde Butcher.” Butcher is often called the Ansel Adams of Florida. His large-format, black and white photography of Florida’s natural landscapes will change the way people thin of Florida.
  • The second exhibit was of Florida landscape artists showcasing 21 Florida artists.
  • The third and current exhibit focuses on “The Art of Uncle Monday: Kitty Kitson Petterson’s Illustrations for the book Uncle Monday and Other Florida Tales.
  • Our next venue will feature the art of Bob Stegner, the longtime ASA Station Manager. Bob’s untimely death will be celebrated with about 30 of his well-known drawings of Air Force aircraft from the Presidential Air Force One to the hard working helicopters of the Air Force Special Operations Command of the nearby Hurlburt Field.

Airport Gallery Destin - Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)