Animals in the Airport


Rules and Regulations at Tampa International Airport regarding pets has recently been enhanced. Please reference Section 3.5 of the Rules and Regulations for specific information on pets at Tampa International Airport 

TPA Rules and Regulations  - Dec. 2020

Animals traveling by air

Policies regarding passengers traveling with service animals, emotional support animals, comfort animals and pets may vary between air carriers and all questions should be addressed to the airline that you will be traveling with.

Pet relief areas

New service animal relief areas are located post-sercurity, one at each of the airside buildings. The covered spaces are located on the gate level and furnished with lush sythetic grass and a red fire hydrant. There are waste disposal bags, bins and a drinking sink.

The Main Terminal pet relief areas are located just outside of the building on the Baggage Claim Level, and at our new Blue Express Arrivals area, providing pre-security access for passengers and visitors with service animals.

Airlines at Tampa International Airport 

Pet policies for some of our busiest carriers: