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8 a.m. departure from KW

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8 a.m. departure from KW

Our flight out of Key West on 1/3 departs at 8:00 a.m. What time do you suggest we arrive at the airport that (sad) morning? We've flown out of KW twice before, just never this early, or on a Thursday.

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1. Re: 8 a.m. departure from KW

Are you checking bags? 7am, planes board 30 minutes prior so you should be good to go.

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2. Re: 8 a.m. departure from KW

I agree. Were usually there an hour before.

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3. Re: 8 a.m. departure from KW

There should be very few people there at that time and day. You could get by with getting there an hour before your flight, but I'd go 90 minutes.

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4. Re: 8 a.m. departure from KW

Great, thank you! Yes, there will be four of us with one checked bag each; flying Delta.

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Worse case you'll have to have a Bloody Mary while you wait. They're pretty good there.

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Reading my mind Pjk! :-) We will all probably need one after this trip. 1st time for NYE.

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7. Re: 8 a.m. departure from KW

We love NYE in KW. We'll be up the street in Fort Myers Beach this year though with friends. While we hate leaving too, the Bloodys at the airport are pretty spectacular and if you have to go, you'll go with a belly full of good booze. That's the KW way.

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8. Re: 8 a.m. departure from KW

We always go 2 hours early so we can eat, but that early an hour before is fine.

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9. Re: 8 a.m. departure from KW

one hour before is fine.

In the hot months, when the thunderstorms (and long delays in both EYW and MIA) tend to start later you should check the latest reports. An afternoon departure at 1 could be several hours late.

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10. Re: 8 a.m. departure from KW

"We always go 2 hours early so we can eat, but that early an hour before is fine"

We've had many great breakfast at the Conch Flyer. Plenty of TV's and airport monitors to keep you on schedule!