Feb. 7, 2023
Pensacola International Airport Goes Intergalactic for Pensacon
Pensacola International Airport has partnered with Pensacon for its annual transformation into Pensacola Intergalactic Airport, assuming the temporary name and stellar decor to commemorate the 2023 Pensacon convention scheduled for February 24-26.
“The airport’s transformation to intergalactic welcomes travelers from all over and has become a subject of delight for promoters, agents, celebrities and guests alike," Pensacon CEO Mike Ensley said.
Pensacon attracts tens of thousands of fans to downtown Pensacola each year. Pensacon had a more than $4 million economic impact in 2022. Now entering its 10th year, Pensacon has had a cumulative economic impact of more than $25 million since its first convention in 2014. Economic impact numbers are provided by Visit Pensacola research.
Pensacola Mayor D.C. Reeves announced the temporary change renaming the airport Pensacola Intergalactic Airport on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The signage throughout the terminal highlights iconic comic and science fiction characters and welcome messages.
To learn more about Pensacon, the many guests, and to purchase passes, visit pensacon.com.
To learn more about Pensacola Intergalactic Airport and the flights coming to PNS, visit flypensacola.com.