Aviation Pro - Malena Carollo

Construction crews working on major renovations at Tampa International could put in longer hours without disturbing passengers. As a result, a handful of projects included in the airport’s $2 billion “master plan” are ahead of schedule.

Not everything leapt forward, however. Among the nearly $1 billion in projects that were shelved or rescheduled is Airside D, a $690 million effort to build 16 gates for domestic or international flights. The Red Side rental garage demolition also helped make room for the shuttle guideway that will go to Airside D. While it was originally projected to finish in late 2024, that date was pushed out four more years.

The other projects affected in that category are still under evaluation.

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