Tampa International Airport (TPA)
Facilities and Services
(Tampa, Florida - FL, USA)
As a gateway to western Florida, Tampa International Airport (TPA) is revered as one of the world's top airports for its easy to navigate setup and excellent services. The airport serves destinations nationwide and overseas through many major carriers to the tune of 20 million annual passengers.
There are cash machines situated on all three levels of the terminal and departures concourses, a bureau de change facility, postal services, first-aid and a chapel as well as a good supply of restaurants and shops. You will find the bulk of facilities located on Level 3.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +1 813 870 8700
For information, there are information kiosks situated throughout Level 3 as well as a Travelers Aid desk, which is also situated on Level 3. The white telephones on the third floor are courtesy phones for passenger paging.
Some useful numbers include:
Airport Information - +1 813 870 8700
Airport Police - +1 813 870 8760
Travelex / Currency Exchange - +1 800 287 7362
Passenger Paging - +1 813 870 8770
Ground Transportation - +1 813 870 8718
Airport Parking - +1 813 870 8790
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
Tampa International Airport (TPA) has excellent shopping options, which include the excellent Galleria and duty-free outlets. Popular shops at the airport include Author's Bookstore, Cole's Hair Cuts, Florida Market / Florida Shop, Mindworks, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Sunglass International, Tie Rack and Wilson's The Leather Expert. There are also several shops in the adjoining Marriot Hotel.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
There is a great supply of eateries at Tampa International Airport including Burger King / Taco Bell Express, Wall Street Deli, TGI Friday's, Starbucks and Wharf Grill and Brewhouse. In addition, the Marriot Hotel offers Café Elise, CK's Revolving Rooftop Restaurant and a cocktail lounge.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
Although most airport passenger facilities are located on Level 3, including a bank, bureau de change, post boxes, stamp machines and ATMs, there are also several ATMs and telephones with data ports dotted around the building. An actual post office is located near the Economy Lot car park.
Business and Conference Facilities
Business facilities can be found at the adjoining Airport Marriott Hotel, which is connected to the terminal at Level 3; these facilities come complete with computer workstations, telephones, fax machines and photocopying and shipping services.
Facilities for disabled travelers include adapted toilets and elevators to allow for wheelchair access, TTY/TDD telephones for hearing-impaired travelers, designated disabled parking spaces and ramps. Porter assistance is available for those who request assistance in advance.