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2022
December
06,
2022
| 16:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Almost the entire population of Tampa, Kansas, arrived at TPA this week for a quick vacation to enjoy what Tampa, Florida, has to offer.Visit Tampa Bay, which markets the city and region as a tourism destination, partnered with Southwest Airlines to ...
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December
05,
2022
| 17:37 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Florida Department of Transportation is planning two nights of road closures across the Howard Frankland Bridge next week that may affect travelers heading to Tampa International Airport from southern Pinellas County.FDOT is closing the northboun...
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November
29,
2022
| 18:12 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It’s been a busy fall season filled with awards for Tampa International Airport. The honors keep rolling in for TPA’s sustainability efforts including recognition at this month’s Airports Going Green Conference in Chicago where Tampa International Ai...
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November
29,
2022
| 07:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s flamingo needs no introduction, but it does need a name. Now, the Airport is offering one lucky winner the chance to name the iconic bird.The 21-foot flamingo, located in the Main Terminal, has become a meeting point and...
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November
22,
2022
| 19:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is now officially decked out for the holidays, bringing lights, colors and music to our terminals. TPA's traditional decorations went up last week when a team of around 20 people spent 9 hours decorating the entire airport...
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November
22,
2022
| 16:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With the 2022 holiday travel season in full swing, Tampa International Airport’s innovative Blue Express Curbsides are offering guests a fast and easy option for getting in and out of the Main Terminal.The cutting-edge concept, the first of its kind ...
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November
17,
2022
| 22:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s award-winning Airside C restrooms are now twice as nice, with the terminal’s fully renovated south side facilities opening just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday rush.The newly opened restrooms are no doubt a welcome ...
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November
14,
2022
| 22:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As the holiday travel season heats up, Tampa International Airport is preparing to see as many as 75,000 to 80,000 passengers on peak days during the Thanksgiving period, one of its busiest times of the year.Some days will see higher passenger number...
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November
10,
2022
| 22:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport remains open and operational and continues to ensure the safety and efficiency of its facilities as a full schedule of flights resume today. TPA and the surrounding airfield sustained no damage from Tropical Storm Nicole.A...
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November
09,
2022
| 19:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After reviewing the Tampa Bay area forecast for Tropical Storm Nicole this morning, TPA does not anticipate significant weather impacts that would warrant closing the airport. However, airlines may still decide to delay or cancel some flights, so we ...
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November
02,
2022
| 23:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and Virgin Atlantic kicked off their new relationship in style Wednesday as they celebrated new nonstop service between Tampa Bay and London Heathrow (LHR).Virgin Atlantic founder Sir Richard Branson greeted the airline’s ...
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November
01,
2022
| 14:45 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After 31 years with Alaska Airlines, Brad Tilden is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Tony Jannus Award. The honor is presented annually to an individual who has made major and lasting contributions to the commercial aviation industry.Brad Til...
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November
01,
2022
| 14:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport will be kicking off its first nonstop route to London Heathrow (LHR) with welcome festivities for new partner Virgin Atlantic on Wednesday.The airline’s new Airbus A330neo, a premium aircraft named “Billie Holiday,” will a...
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October
24,
2022
| 20:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Logan Ward has always loved aviation, and from a young age, had a dream of one day working someplace where she could see aircraft taking off and landing.Then, while studying at Everglades University, she heard about Tampa International Airport's Oper...
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October
22,
2022
| 03:47 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Passengers arriving or departing TPA late at night on Saturday, Oct. 22, may notice some unusual activity at the Blue Express areas of the Airport.This weekend, between the hours of 9 p.m. Saturday and 1 a.m. Sunday, our Tampa International Airport P...
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October
19,
2022
| 19:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport has a new honor to add to its list of #1 accolades: Winner of the 2022 Cintas America's Best Restroom Contest.The Airport's sleek, modern and newly renovated Airside C restroom were among 10 finalists that were selected by...
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October
18,
2022
| 15:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In an effort to ensure that the public stays informed about the Airport’s 2022 Master Plan Update (MPU) process and progress, TPA will host the second of three public meetings on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. It will be held in the ballroom of the Mu...
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October
14,
2022
| 20:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport was a high-fashion stop all its own for Fashion Week Tampa Bay’s Destination: Style event on Sept. 24.With speaker panels and Q&A sessions for audience members looking to break into the industry, highlights at the invitati...
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October
11,
2022
| 21:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Frontier Airlines celebrated the arrival of “America’s greenest aircraft” by revealing its new Airbus A321neo at Tampa International Airport on Tuesday.The plane is powered by Pratt & Whitney’s ultra-efficient GTF engines and featuring a brand-new li...
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October
11,
2022
| 16:26 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Since 1964, the Tony Jannus Award has recognized extraordinary accomplishments in the field of commercial aviation. Given annually by the Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society, the award perpetuates the legacy of the world's first scheduled comm...
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October
10,
2022
| 22:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Delayed by Hurricane Ian’s approach last month, TPA’s much-anticipated Airport-Wide Hiring Day will now be held Tuesday, Oct. 25.  The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Airport’s Main Terminal Event Space (Level 3, between the shuttles...
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October
04,
2022
| 04:57 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport resumed commercial flights at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30. The Airport suspended operations as it was threatened by Hurricane Ian, which eventually turned south away from Tampa Bay.Maintenance crews, operations staff, concess...
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October
03,
2022
| 22:51 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Travelers returning to TPA on Friday were pleased to find their usual experiences at America’s Favorite Airport were already back in place after Hurricane Ian. Tampa International Airport had suspended operations at 5 p.m. Tuesday in anticipation of ...
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September
29,
2022
| 17:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As Hurricane Ian moves away from the Tampa Bay area, Tampa International Airport will resume commercial operations on Friday, Sept. 30, at 10 a.m.Airport maintenance and operations staff inspected the airfield and facilities this morning and determin...
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September
29,
2022
| 17:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After being closed for nearly three days due to Hurricane Ian, Tampa International Airport reopened to the public and resumed operations on Friday, Sept. 30.Airport maintenance and operations staff inspected the airfield and facilities Thursday morni...
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September
28,
2022
| 00:57 AM Europe/Amsterdam
How does the airport determine when to close?The Airport’s primary mission is ensuring the safe movement of people and aircraft in and out of our airport every day. When sustained winds reach 50 m.p.h., aircraft and critical airport systems cannot fu...
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September
27,
2022
| 23:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As planned, Tampa International Airport suspended all operations beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27 due to Hurricane Ian, which continues to threaten the Tampa Bay region with strong winds, heavy rain and storm surge.The last passenger aircraft to...
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September
27,
2022
| 17:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With Tampa International Airport suspending operations ahead of Hurricane Ian this week, it’s important to note that the Main Terminal and all parking garages, will be closed to all visitors starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27. TPA does not h...
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September
27,
2022
| 03:16 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport will suspend all operations beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27 due to Hurricane Ian, which continues to threaten the Tampa Bay region with strong winds, heavy rain and storm surge.The 5 p.m. closure will allow the Airpo...
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September
26,
2022
| 18:22 PM Europe/Amsterdam
UPDATE:  9/27/22  9:00 a.m.Tampa International Airport holds a news conference to discuss tonight's 5:00 p.m. suspension of flight operations along with ongoing storm preps and recovery planning.  Click on the video above to watch.VIDEO LINK: https:/...
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