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2022
July
26,
2022
| 15:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It was February of 1983 when Paul Ridgeway first walked through the doors of Tampa International Airport. The 22-year-old Tampa Bay Tech graduate had been working in the air conditioning business since he was 16 and he had just become a father.“I was...
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July
25,
2022
| 19:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Prior to the official October solicitation for future Airside D, Tampa International Airport will be hosting an Airside D Program Outreach event to provide more information on the new terminal, which will include the facility's apron, fueling hydrant...
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July
14,
2022
| 22:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
From the coast of Havana to the Airport’s runway, Javier Ortega’s story is a tribute to perseverance.The Tampa International Airport firefighter was born in Cuba but emigrated with his family to the United States when he was 20. His journey to the U....
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July
11,
2022
| 19:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The final pieces of the giant flamingo-shaped puzzle are coming together.The custom ceiling tiles arrived last month, and after weeks of prep work in ensuring everything is in place underneath, the tiles will be installed within the next couple of we...
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June
28,
2022
| 15:40 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After a record May that saw more than 1.9 million passengers and a very busy start to the summer travel season, TPA is gearing up for another influx of passengers over Independence Day weekend. The good news: Despite the challenges across the industr...
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June
27,
2022
| 21:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
From the North Pole to the Sunshine State, TPA Equipment Manager II Dale Amberger has been repairing equipment and solving problems all over the nation.Growing up in a small town near the Kentucky/Illinois border, Dale went from high school straight ...
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June
21,
2022
| 14:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Don’t let the soft, fuzzy exteriors and loveable faces fool you. These Tampa International Airport Police Department rookies have been through intense training and follow strict safety protocols to keep TPA’s passengers, guests and employees safe.Mee...
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June
21,
2022
| 14:12 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Like many people, Coretta Youmans loves to travel.  And one of the few things she loves even more than her trips, is her hometown airport, Tampa International.Returning home on a recent flight, Youmans says she heard the recorded voice of Tampa Mayor...
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June
15,
2022
| 16:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On Wednesday, June 15, Plane Speaking @FlyTPA, TPA's corporate Toastmaster's Club, elected officers to its seven-member leadership team. The leadership team draws talent from across the Authority and promises to bring a fresh perspective to many lead...
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June
09,
2022
| 22:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
If you’ve ever wondered what things are like behind the scenes at America’s Favorite Airport, now’s your chance to explore and learn.After a long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, TPA is proud to resume tours that will cover the history, structure...
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June
09,
2022
| 19:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With so much growth and construction happening at Tampa International Airport, incorporating green designs and sustainable practices has been more important than ever. From water usage to reducing carbon emissions, several initiatives to protect TPA'...
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June
06,
2022
| 19:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
VanTrust Real Estate, LLC, in partnership with the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority, JE Dunn Construction and HOK, last week announced that its SkyCenter One building has achieved LEED certification at the Platinum level. LEED (Leadership in En...
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June
03,
2022
| 23:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The major makeover to Tampa International Airport’s main runway is now complete following a 45-day closure. The runway reopened to aircraft traffic Friday evening.Runway 1L/19R was first closed on April 20 to allow construction crews to begin work on...
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May
31,
2022
| 16:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Beginning this Thursday, June 2, all Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board meetings will be held in the new Boardroom at SkyCenter One.The meetings, which have been held at Tampa International Airport's Main Terminal for more than 50 years, wi...
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May
24,
2022
| 17:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
There are many airport employees who weren't even born when Joe DeCesare began his career at Tampa International Airport in 1965.  After 55 years, the Cayman Airways station manager holds a special record for longest tenure at TPA, even longer than t...
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May
17,
2022
| 16:34 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As Tampa International Airport continues to improve and expand its facilities, two private developments are taking shape at TPA following a nationwide trend of growth in aviation and aviation-related business.Sheltair, a TPA-based fixed base operator...
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May
10,
2022
| 17:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It’s every pet owner’s worst nightmare: An beloved animal that runs off and gets lost in an unfamiliar place.That’s exactly what happened to Rocky, a Chihuahua mix who arrived to TPA on a flight from Puerto Rico on May 6. When Rocky’s family came to ...
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May
02,
2022
| 17:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It’s back!After last year’s successful inaugural fundraiser that resulted in more than $16,000 going to the United Way Suncoast, the Voice of TPA contest is returning this month.Tampa International Airport is again offering one lucky winner a once-in...
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2021
November
04,
2021
| 16:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Thursday announced the launch of its 2022 Master Plan Update (MPU), which will help inform and shape an enhanced customer experience and support the next 20 years of growth at the airport. The kickoff to the MPU follows...
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September
22,
2021
| 18:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is once again No. 2 among the nation’s large airports, according to the J.D. Power 2021 North America Airport Satisfaction Study released today. TPA maintained the second-best status after being named No. 2 in 2020, up fro...
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July
02,
2021
| 22:38 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Some of Tampa International Airport’s largest and most impactful construction projects are approaching completion after more than two years of construction on Phase 2 of the Airport’s Master Plan expansion.And the best news: They’re ahead of schedule...
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June
22,
2021
| 16:22 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Air travel is back in a big way at Tampa International Airport, and passengers are feeling it in the longer lines at TSA checkpoints, coffee stands and other areas that seemed to move much faster before the pandemic.While certain times during the day...
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February
16,
2021
| 14:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The tweets and Instagram posts bring surprising breaks in the day, unexpected nuggets of comedy coming from an airport, of all places.Be it a play off the Art Basel Banana, a brilliant spin off of a popular meme or a poem about the Tampa Bay Buccanee...
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