TPA Ranks as 2nd Best Airport for 3rd Straight Year


Tampa International Airport is making excellence a habit. TPA ranked second among large North American airports by J.D. Power and Associates for the third straight year.

The ranking was determined by evaluating responses from 38,931 North American travelers who traveled through at least one domestic or international airport with both departure and arrival experiences (excluding connecting airports) during the past three months.

New international routes have helped TPA become an aviation point of interest. The recent introduction of Icelandair’s bi-weekly flights between TPA and Reykjavik has generated much excitement among the travel community.

Tampa Bay flavors are on full display at TPA

Travelers can get a taste of local roast from Kahwa Coffee, sample fresh seafood at Guy Harvey, indulge in a Cuban sandwich at the iconic Columbia Restaurant and browse works by Tampa Bay-based artists throughout the terminals. 

Tampa International’s national and international acclaim comes to little surprise by Tampa Bay locals. $1 billion renovations, hundreds of new jobs and local restaurants make TPA more than just a hub of transportation, but an actual part of the vacation.

*Photos via Tampa International Airport

Written by Brian Bailey

Brian Bailey is the founder and editor of I Love the Burg and That's So Tampa. In addition to regular contributions to each blog, he's been featured as a commentator to Bay New 9, The Tampa Tribune, The Tampa Bay Times, The Tampa Bay Business Journal and The Business Observer as well as national outlets including The Huffington Post and The Wall Street Journal. Bailey also serves as the CEO of RKC.me, a Tampa Bay-based digital agency.