Private Charter Flights to/from Tampa, FL

Charter a private jet to Tampa-St. Petersburg, a popular region for executive or leisure flights and one of the busiest area for private aviation in the state of Florida.

Source: needpix

Our private air charter company was created to provides the most all-inclusive, efficient, and transparent private air charter experience in the industry. We specialize in private charter fights to/from Tampa, a major region for business and general aviation along with St. Petersburg & Clearwater on Florida’s Sun Coast.

Book your private flight with ACA and gain an experienced broker who is ready to advise and arrange all your upcoming flights, with access to our highly-customizable service at all hours – a true 24/7, no matter where you’re at.

Tampa Bay Air Charter Advisors

Our Tampa Bay Air Charter Advisors are based in the state of Florida and utilize some of the highest safety and due diligence standards in the air charter industry. The relationships we’ve built with operators in Florida and throughout the United States allow us to connect our clients with the right aircraft at the right cost, whether you’re flying domestically or internationally.

Florida is one of the busiest states for private aviation — several aircraft are based in Tampa–St. Pete and throughout Florida, and numerous transient jets drop-off or pick-up passengers on a daily basis. ACA may be able to reduce your charter cost using an empty-leg whether it’s a one-way, round-trip or multi-leg trip.

Our clients include top executives, elected officials, VIPs/celebrities, personal assistants and affluent travelers on their way to enjoy luxurious vacations, spring breaks, yachting event, arts and cultural events and more in the Tampa–St. Petersburg area.

Enjoy the peace of mind you get from working with a charter broker you can trust, and let ACA be your local and global aviation solution for luxury air travel, aircraft acquisition, and private jet management in the Sunshine State of Florida.

Private Airports in Tampa, FL

Air Charter Advisors utilizes the following private airports to arrange private flights to/from Tampa, Florida and neighboring areas of Florida’s Gulf Coast. There are a total of 17 airports located within 50 miles of downtown Tampa, each offering flexible arrival/departure options for clients flying to the Tampa/St. Pete area. Check out more details below, and call us to review the airports for your flight.

(KTPA, TPA) Tampa International Airport – Tampa, FL

Runway: 11,002 feet | 8,300 feet | 6,999 feet
FBO: SheltAir | Signature Flight Support TPA
Helipad: 100 x 100 feet (H1)
http://www.tampaairport.com/

Visit Florida’s Sun Coast by arriving at Tampa International Airport (IATA: TPA, ICAO: KTPA, FAA LID: TPA), an airport located 6 miles west of Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Source: Wikimedia

The international gateway into the Tampa Bay Area, TPA handles over 16 million passengers a year, and (KTPA) Tampa Int’l is one the only airports in the United States with scheduled service to four Cuban cities: Camagüey, Havana, Holguín and Santa Clara.

(TPA) Tampa Int’l owns its fair share of accolades, too — Zagat Survey ranked TPA the “Best Overall U.S. Airport” in 2007 and 2008, then dropped it one spot to second overall in 2009 and 2010; Condé Nast recognized it as the world’s second-best airport in 2008, coming just two-tenths short of first-place; CNN ranked it sixth and was the only US airport among ten of the world’s most loved airports in 2011; for many years, TPA has consistently received high customer satisfaction ratings from JD Power and Associates.

Passengers can utilize one of 3 runways measuring 11,002 feet, 8,300 feet and 6,999 feet, and helicopters can be arranged using it’s dedicated 100 x 100 foot helipad. FBO service is offered by SheltAir Aviation and Signature Flight Support. Book your private flight to (KTPA) Tampa International Airport today!

(KTPF, TPF) Peter O. Knight Airport – Tampa, FL

Runway: 3,580 feet |2,688 feet
FBO: Atlas Aviation
http://www.tampaairport.com/peter-o-knight-airport

Fly to Peter O. Knight Airport (IATA: TPF, ICAO: KTPF, FAA LID: TPF), an airport on Davis Islands located five minutes from downtown Tampa. The city’s main airport from 1935 to 1945, it’s still used by general aviation operators today due to its proximity.

Executives can arrive/depart in smaller aircraft using one of two runways, (4/22) 3,580 feet and (18/36) 2,688 feet, and the private terminal at (TPF) Peter O. Knight offers FBO service by Atlas Aviation.

(KVDF, VDF) Tampa Executive Airport – Tampa, FL

Alias: Vandenberg Airport
Runway: 5,000 feet | 3,259 feet
http://www.tampaairport.com/tampa-executive-airport

Fly your team to Tampa Executive Airport (ICAO: KVDF, FAA LID: VDF), formerly known as Vandenberg Airport, located in unincorporated Hillsborough County.

The airport’s location at just 6 nautical miles east of the central business district of Tampa (15 minutes) make it a popular choice for business/executive flights. Tampa Executive has two runways measuring 5,000 feet and 3,264 feet, and the airport is operated by Volo Aviation, who also provides fueling and FBO service.

(VDF) Tampa Executive Airport is open from Monday through Friday from 7AM until 10PM, and on Saturday and Sunday from 7AM until 7PM — after-hours service is available upon request.

(KPIE, PIE) St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport – Clearwater, FL

Runway: 9,730 feet
FBO: Sheltair | Signature Flight Support
http://www.fly2pie.com/

Book your flight and Fly2PIE — that is, fly to St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport (IATA: PIE, ICAO: KPIE, FAA LID: PIE), an located in Pinellas County 9 miles north of downtown St. Petersburg, 7 miles southeast of Clearwater, and 17 miles southwest of Tampa.

Since TPA handles the majority of commercial traffic in the Tampa Bay area, (PIE) St. Pete–Clearwater is often the preferred airport for private aviation. Facilities at the airport include a single terminal with 13 gates, and two asphalt runways measuring 9,730 feet and 5,903 feet in length.

(KCLW, CLW) Clearwater Air Park – Clearwater, FL

Runway: 4,600 feet

Executives flying to meetings in the Clearwater area can arrive at Clearwater Air Park (IATA: CLW, ICAO: KCLW, FAA LID: CLW), a city-owned public airport located 3 miles northeast of Clearwater’s central business district in Pinellas County.

Private turbo-props and piston aircraft can use (CLW) Clearwater Air Park’s single 4,108 foot runway for arrivals/departures, and FBO service is offered by Clearwater Airpark.

(KSPG, SPG) Albert Whitted Airport – Saint Petersburg, FL

Runway: 3,677 feet
FBO: Sheltair

Book your flight to Albert Whitted Airport (IATA: SPG, ICAO: KSPG, FAA LID: SPG), a public airport on the west edge of Tampa Bay, just southeast of downtown St. Petersburg and east of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

The airport features two runways measuring 3,677 feet and 2,864 feet in length, and FBO service is provided by Sheltair. (SPG) Albert Whitted Airport hosts the IndyCar Series’ Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg each spring.

Additional Airports

(KZPH, ZPH) Zephyrhills Municipal Airport, Zephyrhills – Florida
Longest Runway: 4,999 feet

(KLAL, LAL) Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, Lakeland – Florida
Longest Runway: 8,499 feet

(FA40) Hidden Lake Airport, New Port Richey – Florida
Longest Runway: 4,050 feet

(KBOW, BOW) Bartow Municipal Airport, Bartow – Florida
Longest Runway: 5,000 feet

(KBKV, BKV) Brooksville–Tampa Bay Regional Airport, Brooksville – Florida
Longest Runway: 5,015 feet

Tampa Aircraft Rentals 

Florida is a popular area for general aviation, and our team can arrange your charter flight to/from the Tampa Bay area using any of the following private aircraft. The aircraft we arrange are operated by FAR Part 135 or 121 (or foreign equivalent) air carriers, some of which may be located at local Hillsborough County and Pinellas County airports.

Provide us with the details for your flight, discuss your goals with one of our brokers, and our team will provide you with a variety of options, whether you’re interested in a cost-effective charter flight, or the most luxurious jet available. Check out our Aircraft Gallery for more details on all of the charter planes available.

If you don’t see your favorite turbo prop or jet listed below, speak to one of our brokers and they will try to locate one for you.

Piston | Turbo Props

  • Beech Baron 58
  • Cessna 340
  • Cessna Conquest II
  • Cessna Grand Caravan
  • Cessna Stationair
  • Cirrus SR-22
  • King Air 90
  • King Air 100
  • King Air 200
  • King Air 250
  • King Air 300
  • King Air 350
  • Piaggio Avanti II
  • Pilatus PC-12
  • Piper Cheyenne
  • Piper Malibu
  • Piper Matrix
  • Piper Meridian
  • Piper Navajo Chieftain
  • Piper Seneca

View all Pistons and Turbo-Props

VLJ | Light Jets | Super Light

  • Beechjet 400 / 400A
  • Cessna Citation Bravo
  • Cessna Citation CJ
  • Citation CJ2 / CJ2+
  • Citation CJ3 / CJ3+
  • Citation CJ4 / CJ4+
  • Citation Encore
  • Citation M2
  • Citation Mustang
  • Citation Ultra
  • Eclipse 500
  • Hawker 400XP
  • Honda Jet
  • Lear Jet 31 / 31A
  • Lear 35 / 35A
  • Lear 40 / 40XR
  • Lear 45 / 45XR (SLJ)
  • Nextant 400XT
  • Phenom 100
  • Phenom 300 (SLJ)

View all VLJ | Light Jets | Super Light

Midsize | Super Midsize Jets

  • Citation Excel / XLS
  • Citation Sovereign
  • Citation X (10)
  • Challenger 300 / 350
  • Falcon 50 / 50EX
  • Gulfstream G150 / G200 / G280
  • Hawker 700
  • Hawker 800 / 800A / 800XP / 850XPi
  • Hawker 900 / 900XP
  • Hawker 1000 / 4000
  • Lear 55
  • Lear 60 / 60XR
  • Legacy 500

View all Midsize and Super Midsize Jets 

Large | Heavy Jets

  • Challenger 601
  • Challenger 604 | 605
  • Challenger 850
  • Embraer Lineage 1000
  • Falcon 900 / LX
  • Falcon 2000 / EX / LX / LXS
  • Global 5000
  • Gulfstream G450
  • Gulfstream GIV / G4
  • Gulfstream GIV-SP / G4 SP
  • Lear 70 /75 
  • Legacy 600
  • Legacy 650

View all Heavy | Large Jets

Long Range Jets

  • Falcon 5X
  • Falcon 7X
  • Falcon 8X
  • Global Express / XRS
  • Global 6000
  • Global 7000
  • Global 8000
  • Gulfstream GV / G5
  • Gulfstream G550
  • Gulfstream G600
  • Gulfstream G650 / ER

View all Long Range Jets

VIP Airliners

  • Airbus ACJ-318 Elite Corporate Jet
  • Airbus ACJ-319 VIP
  • Airbus ACJ-320 VIP
  • Airbus ACJ-321 VIP
  • Boeing Business Jet BBJ / BBJ2 / BBJ3
  • Boeing B-727 VIP
  • Boeing B-737 VIP
  • Boeing B-747 VIP
  • Boeing B-757 VIP
  • Boeing B-787 Dreamliner VIP
  • Bombardier CRJ-200

View all VIP Corporate Airliners

Private Jet to Tampa Bay | Air Charter Advisors

Destinations > United States > Florida

Rent a private jet to Florida’s Gulf Coast and visit Tampa–St. Petersburg and swashbuckle your way through the theme parks, brewing companies, and cigar shops that call this historic gulf coast city “home”.

private airports in Tampa, FL

Source: pixabay

However, if those things don’t strike your fancy, there are tons of expansive nature trails, boutique shops, and impressive museums that are sure to keep you active.

Whether you’re picking up the latest new fare at Tabanero Cigars or partying like Jack Sparrow at Gasparilla, Air Charter Advisors can arrange the private flight itinerary that best suits your needs. Our jet charter brokers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist with any aspect of your private flight. Request a quote now or call to book your private flight.

Attractions and Activities

Flying in a private jet to Florida’s gulf coast is the best way to put yourself in Cigar City.

With all of its history, craft bars, culture, and untouched nature, Tampa is an awesome beach-side getaway for private jet travelers. The city has something for everyone, but a few industries are a bit more prominent. For instance, the craft cocktail scene is absolutely booming all around the downtown and more upscale areas.

You might have to wait a bit longer for your drink to hit the bar in front of you, but you can bet that the wait will be worth it. Watching the bartender mix your drink is part of the experience, and will have you wondering at how much goes in to one drink. One of the area’s best cocktail bars is the prohibition-themed Repeal 18, so don’t forget to spend an evening there.

tampa air charter service

Source: pixabay

Other than craft cocktails, Tampa has a thriving local beer brewing community. Famous gulf coast brewing company Cigar City was founded in Tampa, and has grown to a well-known East Coast brand. Bring your friends or clients to their iconic tasting room for a fun filled and exploratory evening.

Visitors chartering a private jet to the Gulf Coast won’t be limited to alcohol related activities; with gorgeous attractions like the manatee viewing center and Lettuce Lake National Park, the city provides plenty of family and g-rated activities for everyone.

Take the family for a day at Lettuce Lake and marvel at the gators, snakes, and other animals that inhabit the preserve. Or, if you need somewhere to entertain clients or colleagues, look no further than the easily reserved gazebos that are perfect for cookouts.

Tampa is, of course, a beachside town, so there are tons of ways to take in the sea air. And while there are plenty of beach view restaurants and bars, the best way to do this is via Bayshore Boulevard. Popular with locals and visitors alike, this scenic road provides perfect views of the shimmering Gulf of Mexico that will take that morning run or afternoon drive to the next level.

Regardless of whether you choose indoors or outdoors when you’re in Tampa, our team can get you there smoothly and comfortably. Now if you’re still curious about the area’s attractions, read on and check out our list of things to do after your private charter flight to Tampa, Florida.

Raymond James Stadium
4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy
(813) 350-6500
http://raymondjamesstadium.com/

Busch Gardens
10165 McKinley Dr
(888) 800-5447
https://seaworldparks.com/buschgardens-tampa/

Cigar City Brewing
3924 West Spruce Street
(813) 348-6363 Ext: 206
https://cigarcitybrewing.com/

Salvador Dalí Museum
1 Dali Blvd
(727) 823-3767
http://thedali.org/

Tampa Theatre
711 N. Franklin Street
813-274-8981
http://tampatheatre.org/

Mahaffey Theater
400 1st Street South
(727) 892-5767
http://www.themahaffey.com/

Sunshine Skyway Bridge
This uniquely designed bridge is 4 miles long and spans the diameter of Tampa Bay. It’s directly connected to Interstate 275 and makes for a grand entrance to Tampa, Florida.
http://www.skywaybridge.com/

Electric Manatee Viewing Center
6990 Dickman Rd
813-228-4289
http://www.tampaelectric.com/

Lettuce Lake Regional Park
6920 East Fletcher Ave
813-987-6204
http://hillsboroughcounty.org/

Bayshore Boulevard
Four miles of oceanfront sidewalk characterize this scenic boulevard. It’s popular among locals and visitors as a place for a stroll or a brisk jog or bike ride.
http://www.tampagov.net/bayshore-trail

Executive Charter Flights

Rent a business jet to Hillsborough/Pinellas County and surrounding areas of Central Florida with our on-demand executive air charter service. Southwest Florida is home to a thriving general aviation market, and there is a high-volume of private flights traveling to/from the Naples area on a daily basis.

Air Charter Advisors is your hometown source for executive jet service to/from Tampa–St. Pete, Florida. Our team was created to offer corporate fliers with the highest standards executive jet travel, providing a wide range of executive concierge services to complement your flight.

Allow us to arrange the right aircraft for you and your executive team, with essential amenities available including Wi-Fi on board, spacious cabins with plenty of desk space and gourmet in-flight catering and more, allowing you conduct business while traveling with the utmost comfort and privacy.

Each and every aircraft we arrange is operated by FAR Part 135 or 121 (or foreign equivalent) air carriers, and we only use veteran pilots with a wealth of experience, giving you peace of mind when arranging your private flight.

Whether you’re heading to Florida for work or play, our advisors will be available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to to arrange your executive jet in Tampa, FL.

Golf Courses

Florida is known for its incredible year-round golf options, and the Tampa Bay area is no exception.

As the weather cools, the Sunshine State’s golf courses begin to shine, although the best golf is a little spread out. We can always arrange for a private helicopter charter to transport you between resorts and courses if you prefer.

tampa jet charters

Source: Flickr

If you’re planning on making a golfing trip out of it, load your clubs into the cabin of your private jet and arrange to stay at one of Tampa’s luxurious resorts that cater to the golf crowd. Visitors will also find a lot of private and semi-private country clubs in the area, and clients may choose to play at one of these courses for the amenities and anonymity they provide.

Innisbrook Copperhead Course
36750 US Hwy 19 N, Palm Harbor, FL 34684
(727) 942-2000
http://www.innisbrookgolfresort.com/

World Woods (Pine Barrens & Rolling Oaks)
17590 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Brooksville, FL 34614
(352) 796-5500
https://www.worldwoods.com/

Streamsong Resort, Red Course
1000 Streamsong Dr, Bowling Green, FL 33834
(888) 294-6322
http://www.streamsongresort.com/red/

TPC Tampa Bay
5300 W Lutz Lake Fern Rd, Lutz, FL 33558
(813) 949-0090
http://www.tpctampabay.com/

The Eagles Golf Club
16101 Nine Eagles Drive, Odessa, FL 33556
(813) 920-6681
http://www.eaglesgolf.com/

Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club
12900 Lake Jovita Blvd, Dade City, FL 33525
(352) 588-9200
http://lakejovita.com/

River Strand Golf and Country Club
7155 Grand Estuary Trail, Bradenton, FL 34212
(941) 708-3617
http://www.riverstrandgolf.com/

Timber Greens Country Club
6333 Timber Greens Blvd, New Port Richey, FL 34655
(727) 372-0789
http://timbergreens.net/

Isla Del Sol Yacht & Country Club
6000 Sun Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33715
(727) 906-4752
http://www.isladelsolycc.com/

Treasure Bay Golf & Tennis
10315 Paradise Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33706
(727) 360-6062
http://www.treasurebaygolfandtennis.com/

Vinoy Golf Club
600 Snell Isle Blvd NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33704
(727) 896-8000
http://www.marriott.com/golf-hotels/tpasr-the-vinoy-renaissance-st-petersburg-resort-and-golf-club/vinoy-golf-club/5237111/home-page.mi

Pasadena Yacht & Country Club
6300 Pasadena Point Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707
(727) 381-7922
https://www.pyccgolf.com/

Luxury Hotels

Cigar City pulls in private jet travelers for reasons all across the board. Business partners in the steel or tech industries, family tourists hitting the theme parks, and couples breaking away from the real world for a weekend flock to this eclectic city.

luxury flight to tampa

Source: Flickr

Constantly breaking tourism records since 2013, the city has an extremely well developed hotel industry to house its vast amount yearly guests. Private jet travelers will find that these hotels encompass everything from classic luxury and modern design hotels, to more boutique and mom n’ pop options.

Whether you want to feel right at home in a charming B&B or to be pampered in a lavishly appointed classic luxury hotel, Tampa will have just the lodging you need. Take, for instance, Le Meridian Tampa; with its lounge, spa, and central location it provides an unparalleled experience in luxury and comfort.

On the other side of the spectrum is the Palmer House, a quaint, country-style bed and breakfast that caters towards the couples crowd. Lounge in the hot tub with your significant other or take private horseback riding lessons on the grounds with their special event packages.

Regardless of where you decide to stay during your visit, we can help make your trip as comfortable and efficient as possible. In order to start helping a bit earlier, our team has created a list of the best places to stay for luxury travelers in the area. Based on client feedback, online reviews, amenities and location, there’s sure to be something on the list that works for you.

Five Star Hotels

Loews Don CeSar Hotel
3400 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706
(727) 360-1881
https://www.loewshotels.com/don-cesar/

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
1111 Ritz Carlton Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 309-2000
http://www.ritzcarlton.com/sarasota

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Dr
(813) 874-1234
http://tampabay.grand.hyatt.com/

Luxury & Boutique Resorts

Epicurean Hotel
1207 S Howard Ave
(813) 999-8700
http://epicureanhotel.com/

Saddlebrook Resort
5700 Saddlebrook Way, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
(813) 973-1111
http://www.saddlebrook.com/

The Resort at Longboat Key Club
220 Sands Point Rd, Longboat Key, FL 34228
(941) 383-8821
http://www.longboatkeyclub.com/

Emerald Greens Condo Resort
13941 Clubhouse Dr
(813) 961-9400
http://www.emeraldgreensresort.com/

Golf & Gaming Resorts

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
5223 Orient Rd
(813) 627-7625
https://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/

The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
501 5th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 894-1000
http://www.marriott.com/the-vinoy-renaissance-st-petersburg

Innisbrook, A Salamander Golf & Spa Resort
36750 US Hwy 19 N, Palm Harbor, FL 34683
(727) 942-2000
http://www.innisbrookgolfresort.com/

Upscale Business Hotels

TPA Airport Marriott
4200 George J Bean Pkwy
(813) 879-5151
http://www.marriott.com/tpa-tampa-airport-marriott/

Renaissance TPA International Plaza Hotel
4200 Jim Walter Blvd
(813) 877-9200
http://www.marriott.com/tpa-renaissance-tampa-international-plaza-hotel/

InterContinental TPA Airport
4860 W Kennedy Blvd
(813) 286-4400
http://www.intercontampa.com/

Yachting and Sailing

Interested in chartering a luxury yacht, sailboat or catamaran during your stay along Florida’s Sun Coast? Air Charter Advisors can seamlessly add a private yacht charter to your trip itinerary!

tampa bay private charter flights

Source: Flickr

Known for luxury yachting, boating events, dockside bars and a strong nautical culture, Florida has a long and rich maritime history, and Tampa is famous for its pirate lore. If you’re interested in adding a luxury yacht charter to your trip, speak to one of our brokers!

ACA has connections with luxury yacht operators and marinas across the Gulf Coast, making it easy to locate the right yacht for your and your crew.


Request a FREE Quote | Private Jet Charters in Tampa, FL

Request a Quote or give us a call at 1-888-987-5387 to speak with one of our Tampa Jet Charter agents for your next luxury vacation, business trip, or special event.