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2021
April
12,
2021
| 20:14 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport will celebrate 50 years of serving the Tampa Bay community on Thursday with giveaways, a sweepstakes drawing and special surprises for travelers passing through the terminal that day. The Airport’s Main Terminal building o...
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April
09,
2021
| 20:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
One year ago – on April 9, 2020 – fewer than 1,500 passengers passed through Tampa International Airport, its lowest point as part of the longest sustained traffic drop in Airport history. Global fear of COVID-19 was at its peak as many planes sat em...
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April
05,
2021
| 15:52 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is debuting a new online booking tool for parking that will, for the first time, offer passengers discounted rates, contactless convenience and future perks.Guests can book online by clicking the parking banner at TampaAir...
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April
02,
2021
| 19:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The CDC on April 2 announced that Americans who are fully vaccinated can travel “at low risk to themselves.” This is welcome news to travelers who have been eagerly awaiting the green light to safely book those long-awaited vacations and peace of min...
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March
30,
2021
| 14:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The hours of operation for BayCare Health System’s COVID-19 testing center at Tampa International Airport will change next month as demand for the tests decreases among TPA travelers.Beginning April 1, the testing center will operate six days a week:...
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March
29,
2021
| 15:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
TPA’s biggest restaurant is now open in the Main Terminal – and passengers are pretty excited.P. F. Chang’s is the latest of more than nearly three dozen restaurants to reopen since since the COVID-19 pandemic dropped passenger levels to a slow trick...
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March
29,
2021
| 15:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Passengers, visitors and employees at Tampa International Airport can now have food delivered directly to them throughout any Airport location with a new online ordering service.The new program, dubbed TPA to Go, offers customers a touchless, conveni...
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March
29,
2021
| 14:29 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The newly completed SkyCenter Atrium, in many ways, is an unexpected delight.Featuring four stories of glass windows, vast open spaces and clean, modernist architecture, the building is visually striking and breathtaking in its scale. Now, it also se...
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March
01,
2021
| 22:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With COVID-19 uncertainty and restrictions still solidly affixed around the globe, Tampa International Airport officials are expecting a modest increase – but an increase, nonetheless – in passengers traveling this upcoming Spring Break season.The of...
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March
01,
2021
| 21:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Airports Council International today named Tampa International Airport one of the most hygienic airports in North America as part of the organization’s annual Airport Service Quality awards.Only 33 airports across the globe and five others in North A...
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February
22,
2021
| 21:38 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After a thorough and rigorous review process, the Tampa International Airport Police Department is officially reaccredited by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement (CFA).Recognized as the premier state law enforcement accreditation program in th...
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February
09,
2021
| 15:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A year of planning and preparation. Thousands of volunteers and excited fans. Hundreds of private planes. Countless VIPs. The Super Bowl is more than football's biggest stage - it's also a time for the host city's airport to shine. That's exactly wha...
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February
09,
2021
| 14:52 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In the world of aviation, there are few individuals who have broken more barriers along the way than Bessie Coleman.Born in Texas in 1892, Coleman moved to Chicago at age 23 to try and make a better life for herself. When her brothers came home from ...
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February
01,
2021
| 22:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Feb. 2 will begin supporting the enforcement of a federal face mask mandate that includes penalties for passengers and others who refuse to wear a face mask.Refusing to wear a mask at the Airport is a violation of feder...
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January
26,
2021
| 15:17 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Can you smell that? Mustard? Beer? Newly painted turf?Super Bowl LV is just a couple of weeks away, and like most of the Tampa Bay region, Tampa International Airport is ready for the big game. But what does it really mean to host something as big as...
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January
14,
2021
| 16:29 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport will soon become the first airport in the country to offer 5G mobile speeds to passengers across the nation's three major cellular carriers.The dramatically enhanced service will provide some of the fastest internet speeds...
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January
12,
2021
| 15:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After more than a year of planning, Tampa International Airport is preparing to welcome two NFL teams to its airfield and an influx of visitors to its terminals for Super Bowl LV. While the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted some shifting and changes to ...
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January
11,
2021
| 20:40 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s public art is meant to create a sense of place for passersby, providing a first-look at what Tampa Bay has to offer or sending them away with one last memory of their visit to the region.And that’s exactly what artist Sh...
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January
07,
2021
| 15:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On Jan. 8, Copa Airlines resumed nonstop service to Panama City, Panama, giving TPA passengers access to 21 destinations in 12 countries across Central and South America. The flights to Panama-Tocumen International Airport (PTY) will operate twice we...
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January
06,
2021
| 22:10 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Today, TPA joined with the Florida Attorney General and the global organization It’s a Penalty to launch a campaign designed to raise awareness of the pervasiveness of human trafficking in Tampa Bay and the State of Florida.Tampa has the 12th highest...
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January
04,
2021
| 17:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
NEW CLOSURE DATE: The closure of the Howard Frankland Bridge for Jan. 9 and Jan. 10 has been postponed. The closure will now take place beginning at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16 until noon on Sunday, Jan. 17.Attention Tampa International Airport traveler...
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2020
December
31,
2020
| 19:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and BayCare Health System today announced the expansion of the airport's COVID-19 Passenger Testing Program into 2021 after the success of its first three months of operation.The COVID-19 testing site is located in the air...
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December
28,
2020
| 20:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
We couldn't have predicted the many things we took for granted would be gone in a flash in 2020. Our passenger numbers plunged, our international routes all but disappeared and many of the things we love most about Tampa International Airport changed...
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December
17,
2020
| 18:53 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As Tampa International Airport prepares for its busy Christmas and New Year’s travel period, the Airport would like to remind passengers to follow CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In addition to mandating face masks and social distan...
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December
14,
2020
| 22:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
1. I need to fly to another state or country. How will I know the COVID-19 requirements/restrictions upon arrival?Many states and cities accross the U.S. have different travel restrictions in place. The CDC has compiled the most up-to-date info here ...
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December
14,
2020
| 20:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Projects and Grants team in TPA’s Finance Department was looking for a new way to connect – and to give back to the community.They found both this year, and helped out countless families in need, by volunteering on recently at Metropolitan Minist...
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December
03,
2020
| 17:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority welcomed Hillsborough County Commissioner Stacy White as its newest member of the HCAA Board of Directors.White was introduced at his first HCAA Board meeting on Thursday, Dec...
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December
01,
2020
| 16:45 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa Bay is home to a growing number of new and local brands, and that doesn't stop when you arrive at Tampa International Airport. After a multi-year renovation, we have completely reimagined our shops and restaurants with a greater emphasis on all...
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November
30,
2020
| 21:38 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As some international service slowly returns to Tampa International Airport, Southwest Airlines is planning to bring back the most popular route among the Tampa Bay region’s Cuban-American families with its commercial nonstop service between Tampa an...
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November
30,
2020
| 16:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Finding a convenient and comfortable spot for traveling pups to do their business can be stressful for passengers on the move.Not any more.Earlier this month, Tampa International Airport debuted new (and long-awaited) service animal relief areas at t...
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