St Petersburg - Clearwater (PIE) Airport
St Petersburg - Clearwater PIE Airport Overview
The entire area is a favorite tourist destination and home of two of the top ten beaches in the continental U.S. FDOT awarded the Airport recently the 'Commercial Service Airport of the Year' award (its criteria for the award included safety, aesthetics, and airport management). A recent New York Times column by Nate Silver found the Airport 'the most competitively priced small airport in the nation'.
PIE Airport is only four miles north of St. Petersburg, on State Route 686 (Roosevelt Blvd) - and near the the Gulf Shore cities of Clearwater, Sarasota/Bradenton and Tampa.
With 1M passengers a year, St. Petersburg International Airport is served by some major airlines (Allegiant being the dominant one), offering direct flights to many U.S. cities, with worldwide connections.
St. Petersburg-Clearwater Airport has one passenger terminal.