Glades Airport is Palm Beach County’s designated recreational airport. The airport is located 3 miles southwest of Pahokee, Florida and 35 miles west of West Palm Beach, Florida.

Glades airport is an uncontrolled airport with a CTAF of 122.8. All pilots should follow FAA recommended procedures for operating at uncontrolled airports.

Runway 17/35 is 4,116’ in length by 75’ wide and has a MTOW of 12,500lbs.

The airport has a VOR/DME and is popular for flight training for both fixed wing and helicopters. Glades Airport is also designated to support FAR 105 Parachute Operation.

The airport has one fixed base operator (Signature Flight Support) that operates from 0800-1800 and can be reached at 561-924-5253.

For additional information on airport data, facilities, and landing areas, please see the Florida Department of Transportation’s Facility Information Directory at

This link is for informational purposes only and not intended to be used for air navigation. Please see appropriate current Federal Aviation Administration publications for navigational purposes.

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Laura Beebe

Laura Beebe
Airports Director

1000 PBIA, Suite 846
West Palm Beach, FL 33406-1412

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