Tampa International Airport - TPA-Tampa Intl
Tampa International Airport is situated 6 miles from Tampa, FL, United States. The region, Tampa Bay is the known birthplace of commercial airline service. Here is where Tony Jannus, one of the pioneer aviators in the county flew the inaugural St. Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Airline in 1914. This was the first ever scheduled commercial airline flights in the world using a heavier airplane. TPA-Tampa Intl services over 20 major air carrier, three air cargo carriers and four regional airlines. At present, it currently serves 93 non-stop destinations in the North and Central America as well as Europe and the Caribbean.
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TPA-Tampa Intl is one of the two airports in the U.S. that serves flights to Havana, Holguin, Santa Clara and Camaguey in Cuba. In 2018, a total of 21.2 million passengers gaining the airport the record of being the 29th busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic in the whole of North America. In 2012, several conveniences were added the airport. Such includes additional eateries and restaurants, touch screen information kiosks and wine bars. Apollo Beach, Pebble Creek, Rocky Point and Tampa are located close to the airport's vicinity.
What to Do & Area Attractions
Tampa International Airport hotels situated near the airport includes the onsite Tampa Airport Marriott and the Extended Stay America – Tampa-Airport Memorial Hwy situated a mile from the terminal.
Clearwater Air Park (CLW) and the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) are the closest airport to TPA.