St. Pete–Clearwater Airport (PIE)

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St. Pete–Clearwater Airport (PIE)

St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport serves the Pinellas County, Florida, part of the Tampa Bay Area. It operates with domestic flights and some international flights to Canada. It is the smaller of the two Tampa Bay area international airports.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 2.3 million passengers went through it in 2019.
Tel: +1 727 453 7800. E-mail: INFO@FLY2PIE.COM. There is a visitor information centre in the baggage claim area.


The airport is situated 14 km (9 miles) north from downtown St. Petersburg, 11 km (7 miles) to the southeast of Clearwater, and 27 km (17 miles) southwest from Tampa.

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What services does St. Pete–Clearwater Airport (PIE) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, mailbox, plugs for electric devices, public telephones and Wi-Fi access with no charge.

Food and Drinks- Fast-food outlets, bars, restaurants and vending machines both before and after the security control.
Shopping- Duty-free articles by gates 2-6, gifts, press.
Baggage- The lost and found office is located on the second floor and operates Mondays through Fridays between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm (Tel +1 727 453 7817; e-mail: TRAFFIC@FLY2PIE.COM).
Other Services- Art exhibits, nursing room, drinking fountains.


Public and private transportation

Several taxi and shuttle transportation services are located outside the baggage reclaim area, in the ground transportation lot.

Ride-sharing - Vehicles from Uber and Lyft pick passengers up curbside, in front of the ticketing area or the Arrivals Hall.

- Line 52LX from PSTA (Tel +1 727 540 1900) goes along Roosevelt Boulevard, opposite the enclosure, and heads for Park Street Terminal, Largo Transit Center, Raymond James Tower, Pinellas Park Transit Center and Grand Central Station, with a fare of USD2.25.
In the city centre, you can board buses from Greyhound (Tel +1 800 231 2222) to different destinations throughout the country.
To the west of the luggage recollection hall, you can request minibuses from SuperShuttle (Tel +1 727 572 1111 / 813 731 9283) to several locations in the area.

Taxis - United Taxi/Yellow Cab (Tel +1 727 777 7777) are the official airport operators. The trip to downtown Clearwater takes around 25 minutes, while to St. Petersburg it takes 20 min.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental counters are located in the baggage reclaim hall.

Alamo/National (Tel +1 727 530 5491 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
Avis (Tel +1 727 530 1407 - 6:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +1 727 535 5263 - 6:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +1 727 524 1239 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +1 727 531 3774 - Thursday to Monday from 6:00 am to 0:00 am, Tuesday from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm, Wednesday from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)

You can also request vehicles from the following companies:

ACE (Tel +1 727 451 9660 - 8:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +1 727 573 1507 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm)


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Parking services at St. Pete–Clearwater Airport (PIE)

The airport's parking lots are open since 2 hours before the first flight of the day until 1 hour after the last. Next to the control tower, there is also a free area for passenger pick-up (Cell Phone Waiting Lot). Rates

Short Term Parking - Car park for short stays opposite the terminal.
Long Term Parking - For long stays, behind the previous sector.
Economy Parking - Budget lot with free shuttle service to and from the baggage reclaim area, every 10-20 minutes.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

The airport has a service for visually-impaired passengers, through which they can access audio guidance to navigate the enclosure. Airlines can provide wheelchairs from the curbside until boarding by previous request. You can also request wheelchair transport by getting in touch with Wheelchair Transport Service (Tel +1 727 586 2811).

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Latest updates: February 23, 2020