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Tampa International Airport

  • PAX: 22,127,518

About The Airport

Through 2022, Tampa International AIrport Passenger continues to enjoy strong passenger demand, high load factors, and new route additions -- including Virgin Atlantic's recent announcement of daily TPA-LHR service starting in November. Volume in 2022 is consistently comparable to 2019 pre-pandemic levels, and international routes have fully resumed.

Through 2021, Tampa International Airport, the gateway to Florida's west coast, saw significant increase in passenger numbers and seat capacity. Breeze, United, jetBlue, Alaska, American, Southwest, Silver and Frontier all announced new nonstop routes to TPA, in addition to phased schedule resumptions. In total, airlines launched or announced 44 new routes, including 18 to previously unserved destinations. 

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, Spirit, United
  • Number of Serving Airlines: 22
  • Number of Direct Destinations: 88
  • Number of Terminals: 4 airsides, 1 main terminal
  • Number of Runways: 3
  • Length of Main Runway (m): 3,353 m
  • Passenger Numbers (mppa): 22,127,518
  • Ownership: Hillsborough County Aviation Authority
  • Operational Opening Hours: 24 hours
  • Total Catchment Population: 5.0 million (9-county primary & secondary catchments)
  • Urban Population: 3.2 million (Tampa Bay MSA 4-county region)
  • Aircraft Parking Stands: 57 gates, 27 hardstands