Venice Municipal Airport is 2 miles away from downtown Venice and sits near the Gulf of Mexico. The airport is open to the public but there are no commercial flights available. Venice Airport includes 2 runways, on 835 acres of land with precision weather tracking, and medium grade lighting from dusk until dawn. A lot of the area's wealthy and notable residents use the airport for their private jets.
South Venice is a community in Venice Florida just south of Sarasota on the west coast of Florida with over 7,000 homes primarily nestled between Lemon Bay and Tamiami Trail. The community's most unique asset is a deeded 1,300 foot beachfront property on the Gulf of Mexico, plus a ferry and boat launch for the benefit of the Greater South Venice Community. South Venice Beach is also home to numerous parks such as Shamrock Park; where you will find tennis & basketball courts, club house plus nature walks along Alligator Creek & the Intracoastal Waterway such as the Venetian Trail and nature walks within the Lemon Bay Preserve.