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Everything in Panama City is centrally  located. There are no major traffic problems; you can get almost anywhere in the local area by car in approximately 30 mintues.

Several methods of transportation are available in the Panama City area.  Most do not reach Tyndall AFB.  Utilizing methods of community transportation can be time consuming and costly over a period of time.  It is recommended you have your own means of transportation for easy access to Panama City and the surrounding areas.


Daily service to Atlanta is provided by US Air and Delta.  Commuter service is available to Atlanta, Memphis, Orlando, and Tampa with service provided by Northwest, Atlantic Southeast, and US Air.  Military taxi and public transportation is not available.  Taxi fares to the base average $22.00.
There are 3 airlines available at the airport.

Airport Services Offered
Charter Yes
Private Aircraft Maintenance Yes
Customs Port of Entry Yes
Immigration Yes
Air Cargo Yes
International Air Yes


Amtrak's "Sunset Limited" provides passenger train service from Chipley, Florida (approximately 45 miles north of Panama City) going west to Los Angeles, east to Jacksonville and south to Miami, Florida.  The Chipley train station is unmanned.  For tickets and schedule, contact Amtrak.


Private taxicab service is available through several local services.


The Bay Town Trolley offers local transportation service throughout Panama City.  Although the trolley reaches the outlying area surrounding the base, it does not provide service to the base.


Four buses per day provide service to and from Atlanta, Georgia.  Connections are available through Mobile, Alabama, and Tallahassee and Jacksonville, Florida.

Major Commuting Areas
Interstates/Turnpikes I-10
Major Highways US 231, US 98
Railroads Bay Line Railroad

Nearest Port with Docking Facilities: Port of Panama City
Depth 35'
Warehousing Yes
Stevedoring Yes

Mass Transit Available
Coordinated Transportation Available Special Needs
Coordinated Transportation Available Elderly
Bay Coordinated Transportation Taxi Cabs
Public Transportation Available Bay Town Trolley

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