About The Airport
Tampa International Airport continues to enjoy strong passenger demand, high load factors, and new route additions -- including Alaska Airlines' new nonstop San Diego (SAN) in addition to Frontier Airlines' and JetBlue's new service to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico (BQN). Frontier has also launched seasonal service to both Punta Cana and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. TPA traffic volumes for full-year 2022 amounted to 21.5M passengers, within 4% of the all-time high of full-year 2019 traffic (pre-pandemic levels).
Throughout 2022, Tampa International Airport, the gateway to Florida's west coast, saw significant increase in passenger numbers, driven by new service. Key new markets from TPA started in 2022 include Frontier Airlines to Montego Bay, Jamaica and Virgin Atlantic to London-Heathrow. In addition, nonstop services to existing international destinations were restored coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tampa Bay’s diverse industry mix makes our community more resilient than many, and our strong local originating passenger traffic nicely complements our compelling inbound leisure demand. Visitors are drawn by our wide variety of appealing outdoor activities with room to spread out – including 35 miles of America’s favorite white sand beaches.
Facts and Figures
- List of Top 5 Airlines: Southwest, Delta, American, United, Spirit
- Number of Serving Airlines: 22
- Number of Direct Destinations: 100
- Number of Terminals: 4 airsides, 1 main terminal
- Number of Runways: 3
- Length of Main Runway (m): 3,353 m
- Passenger Numbers (mppa): 21,527,863 (2022)
- Ownership: Hillsborough County Aviation Authority
- Operational Opening Hours: 24 hours
- Total Catchment Population: 5.2 million (9-county primary & secondary catchments)
- Urban Population: 3.3 million (Tampa Bay MSA 4-county region)
- Aircraft Parking Stands: 58 gates, 25 hardstands