About West Palm Beach, FL and PBI Airport

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from pbia.org

Palm Beach International Airport, PBI, is located just west of West Palm Beach, Florida.

It is the primary airport for Palm Beach, Delray Beach, Wellington, and PBG/Jupiter areas.

PBI began operations in 1936.

The first “Hurricane Hunter” flew out of Palm Beach International.

PBI covers 2,200+ acres and 3 runways.

Southern Airways serves Key West, Florida and Tampa, Florida from PBI.

SunFest is a popular West Palm event. It is an annual music, art, and waterfront festival in Florida, founded in 1982 to draw visitors to the area during the “shoulder season” of April and May. SunFest has an annual attendance of more than 275,000 people. Artists who have performed include Nas, James Brown, Celia Cruz, Hall & Oats, Snoop Dogg, Earth Wind and Fire, Logic, Kool & the Gang, Ice Cube, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Santana, Little Richard, Willy Chirino, The Roots, Damian Marley, Isaac Hayes, Chuck Berry, The Temptations, The Beach Boys, Ohio Players, Cee Lo Green, Mac Miller, Musiq Soulchild, Ray Charles, Ed Sheeran, J. Cole, Pitbull, Billy Idol, Dizzy Gillespie, Cyndi Lauper, and The Wailers. SunFest is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization

Cards, Marlins, Astros and Nationals all hold Spring Training here.

 

 

 

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