Guest Services

We take pride in our service excellence and want to make your visit to Tampa International Airport an outstanding travel experience.

Our information kiosk is staffed with Guest Services Representatives from 6 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. daily. The kiosk is located in the center of Level 3 of the Main Terminal.

Information Boards on Levels 2 and 3 of the Main Terminal will help you with airport paging, directions, flight status and more.  

If you need immediate assistance, please use the links below to find answers to our most common information requests.

Guided Tours

Due to ongoing construction, Guided Tours have been discontinued through 2017. Please consider a Self-Guided Tour.

Are you excited about going to the airport for a flight? Would you like to take a look at what goes on behind the scenes at an international airport?

If so, take advantage of Tampa International Airport’s Guided Tour. You will follow the path of arriving and departing passengers in the Main Terminal as you learn about:

Aviation History & Career Presentations

For students with an interest in aviation history or careers in the aviation industry, we offer the Aviation History Program*.

Our experienced, professional Guest Services team members will come to your classroom and provide a 30-minute presentation tailored to the students’ academic level on the topic of your choice, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Airport Administration

Chief Executive Officer – Joe Lopano

Joseph Lopano, Chief Executive Officer
P.O. Box 22287
Tampa, FL 33622-2287
PH: (813) 870-8701, F: (813) 875-6670

Aviation Authority Chief Executive Officer Joseph W. Lopano reports to the Board of Directors.

Airfield Tours

Due to ongoing construction, Airfield Tours have been discontinued through 2017. Please consider a Self-Guided Tour.

The Airfield Tour Program is an opportunity to see Tampa International Airport like you’ve never seen it before.

From our 20-passenger mini-bus, watch for arriving and departing aircraft as we drive along the airport service roads where you’ll learn about:

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.


Tampa Airport restaurants range from counter service to sit-down dining. Explore by area of the airport, then choose your experience and cuisine.

Airside restaurants and newsstands will remain open until the last flight departs, including delayed flights.

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