Tampa Bay culinary legends in the house! Joe & Louis Pappas of Louis Pappas Fresh Greek, Dan Bavaro of Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria and Casey Gonzmart of Columbia Restaurant Group. They're now part of the TPA family as we prepare to open a Louis Pappas Fresh Greek, Bavaro's, Ulele, Goody Goody Burgers, Cafe Con Leche Ybor City and Fitlife Foods tomorrow. If you're flying through TPA on...
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Happy #NationalPuppyDay! Last month we had a great time hosting these Southeastern Guide Dogs pups-in-training, who learned how to navigate an airport, ride shuttles and stay calm during TSA screening procedures. Thanks to all the SouthShore Puppy Raisers and Super-Hero doggies for being such gracious guests! Read more about their adventures here: [ Blogspot.com Link ]
Copa Airlines, fancy seeing you here!
Heather Williams Fischer and Kathleen McGrath McQuillan (with a K!), you are our weekly photo contest finalists! The theme this week is TPA beverages and we liked these tasty choices featuring our fabulous Cigar City Brewing beer and some Starbucks drinks, complete with the barista name scrawling. Voters, press 'like' on the photo you like best and we'll announce the winning submission on Friday!
Our #TPA5K on the Runway is coming up soon and registration is filling up! On Saturday, April 22, come run on the main runway at your favorite airport and get a cool t-shirt, or sign up for our virtual 5K: [ Tampaairport.com Link ]
Time for Tuesday Trivia! Who’s in charge here!? Tampa International Airport is governed by the Aviation Authority and its five board members. The Board is made up of three governor- appointees and two ex-officio members, who are local elected officials. Give the name of one of the elected officials currently serving on the board AND the two months out of the year in 2017 that we do not have a...
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Here we grow!! Did you know that about 40 percent of the Airport’s plants are propagated in-house by our talented landscaping team? Check out these beauties currently at the greenhouse that will soon find a home on the Airport campus. Happy Spring, everybody! #SpringEquinox #HappySpring #Spring2017
Weekly photo contest time! This week's theme: Drinks! People at airports love their beverages, whether it's coffee, cocktails or grab-n-go bottles of water and Diet Coke. We challenge you to submit your best photo of a favorite drink at TPA or of someone enjoying one at one of our many bars and cafes. Send them to us via direct message and we'll put the best two up for a vote on Wednesday!
Exciting news for our Southwest and Frontier passengers! You'll soon be able to try Café con Leche Ybor City, a new concept by the Columbia Restaurant Group that will serve Tampa-roasted coffee, made-to-order churros and other assorted pastries. It's part of our commitment to infuse more local flavor into TPA as this new shop will operate at Airside C alongside Ulele, Goody Goody Burgers,...
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Cafe Con Leche Ybor City

Big congratulations to our concessions partners, SSP America, HMSHost, Paradies Lagardère and NewsLink Group for taking home top honors at this year's Airport Revenue News 2017 awards. We can't wait for all the new shops and restaurants to be open!
Congratulations to Kelsey Jackson, our weekly photo contest winner! The theme this week was Delta and Kelsey submitted this great image of a Delta plane on our runway. The photo narrowly beat out another great photo by Terry Tegeler which featured a Delta jet under a rainbow. Thanks to everyone who submitted such excellent photos this week and look for next week's theme on Monday!

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Happy #StPatricksDay from TPA! If you're traveling through Airside E, stop by Four Green Fields Tampa and enjoy a Guiness and some Irish soda bread baked fresh and in-house!
"Aeronautics was neither an industry nor a science. It was a miracle."

— Igor Sikorsky
More connections to the Bahamas! Silver Airways is now offering one-stop service from Tampa to Bimini via West Palm Beach, in addition to its nonstop service to Nassau and Marsh Harbour! Get there for an introductory fare of under $75 each way if you book by March 31 for travel between April 20-May 22, 2017. For info about all of Silver's great short-flight trips from TPA, go to: [...
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Kelsey Jackson and Terry Tegeler, you are our Photo of the Week finalists! The theme this week was Delta and we have two great pics here showcasing both the airline and our beautiful Tampa Bay horizon. Cast your vote for a favorite by clicking on the photo and pressing that "like" button! Voting ends Friday at noon.
Tampa International Airport has again been named among the best airports in America! Today, MONEY Magazine ranked TPA #3 for airports that provide a stress-free trip. One of the key factors: TPA's rapid security wait times. A big thank you to all our passengers and congrats Portland International Airport and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)!

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Time for Tuesday Trivia! Name three air carriers currently operating at TPA that serve the Airport with a nonstop domestic AND a nonstop international route. (Hint: Not British Airways, we just liked the photo) #TPATuesdayTrivia
When bad weather strikes up north, Tampa International Airport often sees an influx of planes sent here to keep them safe and get them operating quickly after the weather passes. We're seeing a lot of planes parked at our "Hard Stand D" area as a result of #Blizzard2017.
The clouds are clearing at TPA but it's a different story up north! We're seeing nearly 30 percent of our arriving and departing flights cancelled today due to Northeast snowstorm reports so check with your airline before coming to the airport.

(Thanks, Violet Cummins, for the great shot this morning!)
Weekly photo contest time! In honor of our exciting news today announcing nonstop daily service to Salt Lake City, Utah on Delta, send us your best Delta at TPA pics via direct Facebook message! We'll pick our favorite two and put them up for a vote Wednesday.