Photo Opportunity – AirTran’s Inaugural Flight to Key West

Tampa International Airport, along with AirTran Airways, invites you to send off our inaugural jet flight to the “Conch Republic.”  Beginning this Thursday, Airtran’s daily nonstop service to Key West offers a convenient option for sun and fun over Spring Break, a quick weekend getaway or summer vacation destination.  Let’s send them off in style!

What: AirTran Airways’ inaugural flight from Tampa to Key West – 12:15 p.m. Departure

When:Thursday, March 10, 2011
Arrive by 11 a.m. for escort to the gate area

Now Boarding – Tampa to Cuba Flights!

ABC Charters brings home Cuba landing rights

TAMPA –Today, the Cuban government has authorized flights between Cuba and Tampa after almost 50 years. Tessie Aral, President, ABC Charters, Inc., a Carrier Service Provider (CSP) with authorization to provide Cuba service, has secured Cuba Landing Rights for Tampa International Airport. She provided Airport officials with the news that Tampa’s first flight to the Caribbean Island could start as early as Saturday, September 10, 2011.

National Ceramic Art Conference Lands in Tampa

Additional Exhibits at TPA

TAMPA, FL (March 31, 2011) – Tampa International Airport has been invited to showcase one of the many art exhibitions occurring in conjunction with the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 45th Annual Conference taking place in Tampa from March 30 to April 2, 2011. NCECA is a dynamic organization that fosters global education and appreciation for the ceramic arts. NCECA’s programs, exhibitions, publications, opportunities and resources are designed to inspire advancement of the field. 

Main Terminal Modernization Moves Ahead

Changes designed to enhance the customer experience

TAMPA – Today, Tampa International Airport continued to move forward with its complete redesign of the terminal as it awarded the design-build contract for the Main Terminal Modernization project (MTM) to Hardin Construction Company. 

Help Us Design Our Terminal

TAMPA - We’re getting ready to redesign our terminal and we want your help. The Aviation Authority at Tampa International Airport has launched a website survey open to everyone right from their computer. You can provide feedback on everything from signs to elevators, lounges, restrooms and art.

Getting to Key West Just Got Faster on AirTran

TAMPA – Today, Tampa International Airport and AirTran Airways are celebrating Tampa’s inaugural nonstop jet flight to Key West. Just in time for spring break and summer vacation, AirTran has added new daily Key West service from Tampa, in addition to the recently announced nonstop service to San Juan, which begins April 5, 2011. 

Frontier Airlines Expands Nonstop Tampa Seasonal Service

TAMPA – Today, Frontier Airlines announced that it is expanding its nonstop service to Tampa, adding three destinations in the Midwest. Beginning in December, Frontier will fly nonstop to Des Moines, Milwaukee and Omaha throughout the busy holiday travel season and winter months.

“This is great news for our northern visitors looking to escape the cold weather and enjoy some Florida sunshine,” said Joe Lopano, CEO Tampa International Airport. “This is another example of our airline partners recognizing the west coast of Florida as a year-round prime vacation destination.” 

Community Noise Alert

Notice to Tampa International Airport’s South Tampa neighbors

Effective daily from February 14th to the 18th the West parallel runway 1L-19R will be closed between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5  p.m. to complete work associated with the asphalt rehabilitation that took place under the Runway Redesignation Project. Sealant applied to the runway shoulders required 20 days to cure. Now that the sealant has cured, the shoulder markings can be repainted.

Community Noise Alert – Runway Closure

TAMPA – On Monday, April 11th and Tuesday, April 12th the west parallel runway at Tampa International Airport will be closed due to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Inspection Team evaluation and inspection of all their instrument navigational equipment. 

On the above closure days, all jet traffic will be using the east parallel runway (Runways 1R/19L). Residential communities to the immediate north and south of the Airport may notice an increase in noise between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. 

Community Noise Alert

Notice to the Tampa Bay community of South and Northwest Tampa

As of January 3, 2011, Tampa International Airport’s west parallel Runway 36L-18R has been closed for renumbering and is not scheduled to reopen until January 13, 2011. This work is associated with the Runway Re-designation Project that will change all the existing numbers on all three runways. The west parallel runway will be Runway 1L-19R on January 13, 2011. 

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