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1601 Balboa Avenue, Panama City, FL 32405
(850) 769-0552

   

 

Airport Northwest Florida Beaches International, 6300 West Bay Parkway Panama City, FL 32409

Highway 77 Route from the Airport
Turn left on Highway 388. Turn right on Highway 77 and travel to Highway 231 (past the shopping mall), where you will turn right. Highway 231 will merge with Highway 98. Travel right on 98 for approximately one mile and turn right onto Balboa Avenue (Ford Motor Company on the corner). Go across the railroad tracks, and turn left into our parking lot.

Highway 79 Route from the Airport
Turn right on Highway 388. Turn left on Highway 79. Turn left on Highway 98, stay on 98 East for approximately 10 miles. Turn left onto Balboa Avenue (Ford Motor Company on the corner). Go across the railroad tracks, and turn left into our parking lot.

From the East
Take Highway 98 through Tyndall Air Force Base and over Dupont Bridge (do not take business 98). Continue traveling for approximately 10 miles to the Balboa Avenue intersection (Ford Motor Company and BellSouth on corner). Turn right on Balboa, go across railroad tracks, and turn left into our parking lot.

From the West
From Highway 98 (fastest is “back beach,” not scenic or alternate 98 “beaches”). Stay on 98 East and go over the Bay Bridge (Hathaway) into Panama City. Stay on 98 for approximately two to three miles until you reach Lisenby Avenue. You will pass Burger King, Popeye’s Chicken and a Chinese restaurant on the left. Go to the next light and turn left onto Balboa Avenue. Cross the railroad tracks and turn left into our parking lot.

From the North
From Highway 231, continue on 231, past the shopping mall, and stay in right lane (to the beaches) until 231 merges with Highway 98. Travel west on 98 exactly one mile to the Balboa Avenue intersection. Turn right on Balboa Avenue (Ford Motor Company and BellSouth on corner), go across railroad tracks, and turn left into our parking lot.

From Highway 77
Take Highway 77 until Highway 231 (at the shopping mall), where you will turn right. Highway 231 will merge with Highway 98. Travel west on 98 for approximately one mile and turn left onto Balboa Avenue (Ford Motor Company is on the corner). Go across the railroad tracks, and turn left into our parking lot.

From Highway 79
From Highway 79, turn left on Highway 98, stay on 98 East for approximately 10 miles. Go over the Bay Bridge (Hathaway) into Panama City. Stay on 98 approximately two to three miles, until you pass Burger King on left. Go to next red light and turn left on to Balboa Avenue. Go across the railroad tracks, and turn left into our parking lot.

 

 


 

Last updated: March 4, 2014