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

(Nov. 17, 2015) When a Hillsborough County school bus veered off the road and careened into a murky lake earlier this fall, four fifth-graders stayed calm and helped their 23 classmates out of the chilly water to safety.

Safety patrols Nicolas...

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(Nov. 17, 2015) In the overnight hours this week, the Airport is undergoing a maintenance project that few get a chance to see up close: Removing rubber off of the runways left by airplane tires.  The Airport has contracted with WaterBlasting.com who...

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(Nov. 5, 2015) The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority closed out Fiscal Year 2015 with one of the strongest financial years in recent history, as airport revenues and cost-per-enplanement substantially beat projections. ...

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