Procurement Department

The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Procurement Department is responsible for procuring all goods and services in support of the operations of Tampa International Airport and its three general aviation airports. We operate our procurement processes in accordance with the Authority’s procurement policies and procedures, the Florida Sunshine Law and a Cone of Silence to ensure fairness, competition and best value.

Supplier Registration

The first step in seeking business opportunities with the Authority is to register as a supplier in Supplier Portal. When you register you should select applicable NIGP codes that identify the functions that your company performs. Courtesy notifications of Authority solicitations and contract opportunities when advertised will be emailed to those companies that have selected an NIGP code relating to the solicitation opportunity.

Supplier Portal is used to obtain pricing for goods and services and collect basic information on potential suppliers to facilitate greater supplier diversity. The Supplier Directory located on the Supplier Portal page can be used by businesses seeking to partner with each other as prime contractors or subcontractors. 

Click here for more information and to register, Supplier Portal Information.

Additional Supplier Resources:

Supplier Guide

Procurement Manual

Procurement Ethics Guide

Procurement Protest Policy - For Solicitations advertised/issued on or before February 4, 2016

Procurement Protest Policy - For Solicitations advertised/issued after February 4, 2016

Tax Exemption Certificate

Purchase Order - Terms and Conditions

S250.06, Contractual Insurance Terms and Conditions

Surplus Equipment

Periodically, the Aviation Authority makes available for purchase surplus equipment and supplies and Lost and Found items that were not claimed by their owners.

We sell smaller items, such as Lost and Found articles, through GovDeals. For more details and to view the items available for sale, visit GovDeals and enter “Hillsborough County Aviation Authority” in the Search field.

Items such as heavy machinery and vehicles are sold at Tampa Machinery Auction. For details and to view items for sale, visit Tampa Machinery Auction.

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