Southwest does not fly to Miami anyway- they do fly to Ft. Lauderdale which is only 30 miles or so north. I fly Southwest all the time and have never had any experience like the poster related. It's my favorite airline by far.What is the closest airport to Miami?
The closest airport to Miami is Miami International Airport (MIA). Distance from Miami International Airport to Miami, FL is 6.2 miles / 9.9 kilometers.What is Miami International?
Location of Miami International Airport on a map. Miami International Airport is an international airport in Miami, Florida, United States. Its IATA code is MIA and is located latitude 25.79 and longitude -80.29 in United States and operates in EDT time zone which is the same time zone as Jacksonville.