Employee Spotlight - Jennifer Orr

(Sept. 6, 2018) Jennifer Orr knows a potential Spanx customer when she sees one. It might be a woman pausing in front of the Airside C store to gaze at leggings as she’s pulling her carry-on behind her, or a puzzled-looking man wondering if he should pick up some garments for a significant other. Some customers come to her in despair. Jennifer Orr

Delta Air Lines to launch nonstop service to Amsterdam from TPA

(August 22, 2018) As reporters, employees and curious passengers gathered in the Main Terminal SkyConnect atrium on Aug. 22, the buzz was fueled by the sight of fresh tulips, stroopwafels and bicycles near the stage where a big announcement was to be made. Delta Skyteam 

Employee Spotlight - Marcus Session

(August 16, 2018) Marcus Session’s interest in information technology started when was a little kid playing with Tinkertoys and Legos. That turned into taking cars apart to see how they worked. Marcus Session

Animals in the Airport


No person may bring an animal into the airport except an animal to be transported by air or service animals used in accordance with applicable statutes. All animals, including pets traveling by air, service animals and emotional support animals, must be restrained by a leash or properly confined in a traveling container and completely under control.

Frontier Airlines to launch six new nonstop routes at TPA

(August 8, 2018) Frontier Airlines today announced it will launch seasonal service from Tampa International Airport to six new cities this winter: Grand Rapids, Michigan; Syracuse, N.Y.; Greenville/Spartanburg, S.C.; Charlotte, N.C.; Portland, Maine; and Norfolk, Virginia.

Traveler Advisory - SkyConnect

The SkyConnect system that links the Main Terminal with the Economy Parking Garage and Rental Car Center will close nightly between 10:30 p.m. and 4 a.m. for scheduled system maintenance beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 8 through Saturday, Aug. 11.  

Traveling from the Main Terminal to Economy Parking/Rental Car Center: Head to BLUE DEPARTURES on the Main Terminal Ticketing Level for ground transportation to the Economy Garage and the Rental Car Center.

TPA Hosts First Ever Planespotter Tour

(August 1, 2018) With a Cannon t3i in her hand and a grin spanning cheek to cheek, Kelsey Jackson crouches near Taxiway J to capture Spirit Airline’s bright yellow livery as it roars into the clouds. The Ruskin resident credits her favorite airline, Spirit, for the success of her long-term relationship, which turned into a marriage. Planespotters

“I owe Spirit a lot,” she said.

Employee Spotlight - Frankie Jamison

(August 1, 2018) Frankie Jamison loves working in the airline business. The industry gets in your blood, he says. In fact, he already retired once and decided to come back five years ago, taking over as Tampa International Airport’s American Airlines Station Manager two years ago. Frankie Jamison

Public Records Request

To request public records, please contact the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Public Records Custodian by phone at (813) 870-8722, send an email using the form below or send a letter by mail to:

Hillsborough County Aviation Authority
Central Records Department
P.O. Box 22287
Tampa, FL 33622

Internship program thrives with seven new students this summer

(July 19, 2018) For Sunlake junior Ilan Robinson, spending time at Tampa International Airport has been eye-opening. interns_2018

“It’s been interesting learning where things integrate into the airport workplace, and how there are hybrid fields that only exist in this setting, like ARFF paramedics,” Robinson said. “There are so many different careers here.”

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