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Naples Airport has lasted 80 years at the same spot: What to know about the airfield

A passenger flight flew from Naples to Miami in 1957. How much did it cost?

J. Kyle Foster | Naples Daily News

The Naples Airport Authority has hired a firm to study whether to relocate the airport.

If the airport moves one day, it will vacate a space that it has called home for 80 years when it began as a military airfield.

Here’s a few things to know about Naples Airport.

How big is the airport?
Naples Airport covers one square mile in East Naples is just west of Airport-Pulling Road. Residential homes run all along North Road and along Davis Boulevard. The 140-acre Gordon River Greenway just north of the airport and 15-acre Baker Park just west.

The airport is home to 360 aircraft, with a significant increase during seasonal months. More than 100,000 takeoffs and landings were made at the airport last year and more than 200,000 passengers were served in 2022.

Find out who uses the Naples Airport, and how it is funded on

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