Palm Beach International Airport

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1000 James L Turnage Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL, USA - (561) 471-7400
Palm Beach International Airport - Spacious hallways once you're in the terminals.
Palm Beach International Airport - Of course there is a dash of elegance, since this is Palm Beach, after all...
Palm Beach International Airport - There were numerous re-charging stations throughout...a nice touch in this day and age!
Palm Beach International Airport - Even the gate stations are ultra-modern.
Palm Beach International Airport - Comfortable waiting area at PBI.
Palm Beach International Airport - Retail areas are clean & comfortable...
Palm Beach International Airport - Welcome!

Palm Beach International Airport West Palm Beach Reviews

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Would I lie about PBI??? Feb 27, 2015
I was genuinely impressed with the Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) when I dropped in recently on a visit to see my father. Did a bit of research once I decided the facility merited a review, and was not surprised to learn it had been voted the third best airport in the US, sixth in the world, by readers of Conde Nast magazine.

What did surprise me was their annual traffic volume: over six million! I should have suspected that volume, because the airport was quite a bit larger than expected, especially given that it is so close to the Ft. Lauderdale terminals. There were spacious hallways and thoroughly modern conveniences, making for a very pleasant landing experience. Once you get into the main hallway there are a host of upscale stores, which was anticipated since Palm Beach has a reputation for opulence (don’t worry, my dad lives twenty miles inland in a low rent neighborhood).

There is a very relaxed arrivals area, complete with comfortable seats behind a huge plexi-glass wall for family and friends to wait. Getting out of the airport was a breeze, quick access to various highways with no traffic or confusing, twisty-turny roadways. When I returned and had to wait for my departure, I noticed a deep population of battery re-charging centers, so there wasn’t the usual smattering of folks plopped on the floor by the occasional outlet!

All in all, a well laid out and equipped airport. If you are headed for Miami environs and can score a cheaper fare to PBI, by all means go for it!
Comfortable waiting area at PBI.
There were numerous re-charging st…
Spacious hallways once you're in t…
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robert327 says:
Thanks for the review. i am surprised the traffic volume you mentioned in your review. I was there on business in mid July and the terminal was pretty empty although my flight was full. Maybe winter time would have more visitors.
Posted on: Aug 26, 2013
jethanad says:
we have on occasion rented a car at MIA and dropped it off at PBI, no extra charge
Posted on: Aug 26, 2013
jethanad says:
:) enjoyed the review - BTW we live 30 minutes from PBI and 45 min from FLL
Posted on: Aug 26, 2013
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