Online Newsroom

Welcome to the official online newsroom of Tampa International Airport. The newsroom is operated by the Aviation Authority's Communications Department. All requests for public information and media interviews should be directed to this office. 

For a quick reference guide to TPA visit our Fact Sheet. Learn more about the history of TPA through this interactive timeline.

Feature Stories

(November 2, 2017) Wearing distinctive red or blue shirts and broad smiles, TPA’s volunteer ambassadors are the friendly faces in baggage claim who greet visitors to the Tampa Bay area, answering questions on everything from ground transportation to...

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(October 19, 2017) A group of passengers gathered in Red Baggage Claim to retrieve their luggage. A man disappeared into the restroom and emerged with a handgun. He fired into the crowd. Chaos and screaming ensued. Victims dropped to the floor. Police...

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(October 5, 2017) Frontier Airlines this week launches six of the 12 nonstop destinations the airline is bringing to Tampa International this year, including nonstop service to Colorado Springs – a new destination for TPA. ...

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