West Central Florida
The largest airport in the region is Tampa International Airport (IATA: TPA, ) on the western side of Tampa. TIA serves dozens of destinations, with daily flights to most major cities in the US and almost every major airline hub. The Tampa-Atlanta route carries the most passengers of any route with nearly 3 times as many passengers as the second largest destination Charlotte. The largest airlines in/out of TIA are Delta, Southwest, US Airways, & Air Tran.
Directly across the bay and just 10 miles from TIA is St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (IATA: PIE, ), which served mostly by budget airlines and used for private aviation. It is a hub for Allegient Air which flies to about two dozen small airports throughout the Midwest & Northeast. As of February 2011, it is also served by: Frontier Airlines to Milwaukee & Omaha (both seasonal); Air Transat to Halifax & Toronto (both seasonal); Sunwing Airlines to Toronto; Vision Air to Gulfport-Biloxi; & Locair to Marsh Harbour & Treasure Cay.
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (IATA: SRQ, ) is located between Sarasota and Bradenton and is served by Delta, Air Tran, JetBlue, & US Airways Express. About half of the routes are seasonal.