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Emergency / Medical Servicesat Tampa TPA Airport

In an emergency, dial 911 from a courtesy phone, pay phone or cell phone.

A first-aid room is located on the Transfer Level.

People With Special Needs / Persons With Disabilities

TPA Airport is fully ADA-compliant.

If you plan to arrive at TPA unaccompanied,  contact first your airline - best when making flight reservations, or at least 24 hrs prior to scheduled flight., as to your special needs, including wheelchair.
Information Booths are located throughout the Landside Building to help you with airport paging, directions, flight status information and much more.
If you are meeting a disabled person needing assistance or a minor traveling alone, you may go to the airline ticket counter and request a 'gate pass'. Gate passes allow for one adult to meet an incoming passenger, require photo ID, and are issued at the discretion of the airline.
All Restrooms are wheelchair accessible. 
Disabled Parking is provided on all levels of both the Long- & Short-terminal Garage, and adjacent to the bus stops in the Economy Parking Lot.  Each clearly marked parking space is closest to the terminal or the shuttle bus (which is wheelchair accessible (call tel. 813-870-8791).
TTY/TDD telephones are located throughout the Airport and are clearly marked. 
Pet relief areas for working dogs are in the airside (sterile)  vicinities - contact your airline for more information & access. Other pet relief areas are in the grassy areas across from the roads next to the baggage claim and the departure levels.

Helpful Tips For Airline Passengers

Being a providing hub for information about Tampa Airport, iFly.com can help you get to, through, and between airports with ease. Here are some suggestions that can help you on your visit to the airport:

  • Seeking a place for religious prayer? Check here for location and hours.
  • Missing an item? Forget something at security? Please find the contact info for items lost in the airport here.
  • If you need money for your trip, you can find ATMs or currency exchangers in the terminal by checking here.
  • Are you an elite frequent flyer or traveling in business or first class, it is worth looking into where the airline lounges are located.
  • If you have a few minutes to spare before your flight leaves, why not grab a snack, sip a coffee, or take a look around the stores. See your options here.
  • Need a quick way to get to your destination from the terminals? Check out your public transportation options here.