Newsroom - Tampa International Airport (construction)

2019
November
12,
2019
| 07:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board of Directors on Nov. 7 approved a construction contract that will allow work to begin on two of the biggest elements of Master Plan Phase 2: The new express curbsides and Central Utility Plant. The ...
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November
12,
2019
| 07:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Coming to Tampa International Airport in the next couple of years? Slow down! Tampa International Airport has reduced the speed limit on the George J. Bean Parkway by 5 miles per hour due to extensive construction on the roadway. The widenin...
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November
07,
2019
| 06:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and developer VanTrust Real Estate on Thursday broke ground on the new SkyCenter One office – the first commercial office building linked to the Airport by train. The nine-story office building will be located in a prim...
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November
05,
2019
| 06:14 PM Europe/Amsterdam
There’s no better way to check out the progress on the new SkyCenter construction area than from the sky. The building’s steel frame is complete and workers recently finished pouring the concrete floors for all five levels, allowing crews to work ...
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October
25,
2019
| 10:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Oct. 27 kicked off nearly two years of roadway construction as part of an effort to widen the George J. Bean Parkway to accommodate projected passenger growth. The project is a key element of TPA’s Master Plan, which...
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October
03,
2019
| 05:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Construction at our new SkyCenter commercial development site is flying – and so is the steel. Crews working on the SkyCenter atrium have placed about 85 to 90 percent of the structural steel, which forms the bones of the building, and is expected...
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September
10,
2019
| 06:42 PM Europe/Amsterdam
You’ve heard the plans for the new SkyCenter development area. You’ve viewed renderings for the express curbsides. And you’ve seen what’s left of the old Red Side Rental Car Garage after the recent implosion. But one of the most exciting Master Pl...
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September
03,
2019
| 08:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport will permanently close the west side Transfer Level bridge between the Long Term Garage and the Main Terminal on Sept. 9 as part of the blue express curbside expansion project. All guests and employees will still be abl...
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August
26,
2019
| 03:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With a series of loud bangs and a ground-shaking rumble, the old Red Side Rental Car Garage came tumbling down in 14 short seconds early on the morning of Aug. 20 – the combination of months of careful planning and preparation. Now the heavy lifti...
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August
13,
2019
| 03:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Master Plan Phase 2 is taking off across Tampa International Airport’s campus. To the south, the SkyCenter atrium is going vertical with new steel columns and beams going in every day. The Main Terminal’s express curbsides are underway. To the nor...
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July
09,
2019
| 04:39 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport officially broke ground Tuesday on the second phase of its Master Plan expansion, including 16 new express curbsides tailored to passengers without checked luggage. “This groundbreaking and this phase of the Master Plan...
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June
07,
2019
| 06:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On June 6, the HCAA Board of Directors approved a contract allowing work to begin on Tampa International Airport’s 16 new express curbsides and other projects. The contract enables utility relocations, site development, roadway modifications as we...
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May
17,
2019
| 05:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In recent days, crews have begun to build the rebar skeleton for an elevator shaft at the new SkyCenter atrium – the building that will help link the 35-acre development area to the Rental Car Center. It’s the first vertical construction at the site,...
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April
25,
2019
| 10:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Before you can go up, you must go down - underground that is. Since January, design-builder Hensel Phelps has been busy transforming what lies beneath the 35-acre SkyCenter development site to prepare the land for future construction, including a ...
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April
11,
2019
| 05:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s Cell Phone Waiting Lot is getting an upgrade. As part of the development of TPA’s 35-acre SkyCenter site, the cell phone lot will be reconfigured with all new amenities, including new restrooms, vending machines, a ne...
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March
21,
2019
| 08:13 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Have you recently driven into Tampa International Airport and seen several large, multi-colored and somewhat mysterious piles of stuff? You may have asked yourself: What’s up with all these mounds on the ground? Well, we’ve got your answers! As...
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March
12,
2019
| 09:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is moving forward with the demolition of the old rental car garage – a key element of the second phase of the Airport’s Master Plan expansion. On March 7, Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board members approved th...
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March
01,
2019
| 10:39 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tucked behind construction walls on the west side of the bag claim level, contractors are quietly making progress on new ground transportation hold areas – scheduled to open next year. The sleek, modern space will provide a comfortable place for p...
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2018
December
06,
2018
| 07:36 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board of Directors on December 6, approved a $66 million contract for construction of new facilities and site preparation of 35 acres at the Airport’s new SkyCenter development area.  The approval, a majo...
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