Signs of Progress at the GA Airports

(April 11, 2014) - The General Aviation department recently completed a comprehensive renaming and signage project for all of the hangars and facilities at the Aviation Authority’s GA airports: Tampa Executive Airport, Peter O. Knight Airport and Plant City Airport.

In all, 448 new addresses were created at the three general aviation airports.

Tampa Airport Releases First Look at New Concessions Packages

(April 11, 2014) - Tampa International Airport announced its redeveloped concessions program will allow vendors to bid on 13 different food and beverage, retail, service and duty-free packages. The packages were outlined at the April board meeting of the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority.

Architect Who Helped Build Original Tampa International Airport Watches Vision Continue

(March 27, 2014) - It was sometime during the mid-1970s, shortly after midnight, and Gus Paras had just stepped off a plane in Washington, D.C., and hopped on a transfer trolley. He overheard a conversation between two military personnel sitting nearby and one of them asked if the other had ever been through Tampa.

“Tampa? What’s that?” one of the guys asked.

Governor Announces Funding for TPA Expansion Project

(March 13, 2014) - Community members interested in discussing disability accessibility issues met with Tampa International Airport staff on Friday, November 4th, to learn about the upcoming Main Terminal Modernization Project.

Tampa International Airport Begins Search for New Mix of Shops, Restaurants

(October 8, 2013) - From sushi to spas to sports bars – the possibilities are creating a buzz as Tampa International Airport announced the launch of its Airport Concessions Redevelopment Program.

The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board and the airport community got its first glimpse last week at the plan to revamp TPA’s shops, restaurants and other customer service-oriented offerings. By 2017, visitors will begin seeing a whole new lineup of concepts designed to set TPA apart from other airports.

Copa Airlines CEO, Panama Officials Get Warm Welcome at TPA’s ‘Copa Day’

(September 20, 2013) - The day began with a Columbia Café breakfast and a spirited Latin town hall with local Hispanic business and tourism leaders. It ended with a lively luncheon and interviews with local newspapers before a farewell with Tampa Bay Rays jerseys and cigars tucked under arms.

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