Sheltair to Break Ground on New Hangar and Office Complex at Tampa International Airport

Sheltair to Break Ground on New Hangar and Office Complex at Tampa International Airport

TAMPA, Fla. / October 12, 2021 / Aviation News – Aiming to meet the growing needs of aircraft operators in the Tampa Bay Area, Sheltair Aviation has announced that it will break ground on its new hangar and office complex at the Tampa International Airport (TPA) On October 21st, 2021. The $25-million facility is expected to be completed in the Fall of 2022. This new development will include over 77,000 square feet of hangar space and an additional 32,000 square feet of office space. 


“At Sheltair, we make it a priority to invest in our communities continuously,” said Lisa Holland, President of Sheltair. “This new construction will add 150 temporary full-time construction jobs locally and allow Sheltair to accommodate Tampa’s growing business sector, supporting a vibrant region of commerce and culture. We’re proud to serve as a hub for business and gateway to the Tampa region, aiding the vitality of the local economy.” 


Sheltair’s new hangar and office complex will provide four state-of-the-art hangars ranging from 14,562 to 33,269 square feet, each with build-to-suit office spaces ranging from 5,700 to 14,247 square feet. All four hangars feature a 28-foot door ensuring the accommodation of large-cabin class size aircraft up to the G650 or Global 7500. 

Sheltair to Break Ground on New Hangar and Office Complex at Tampa International Airport

The growth of general aviation and private aircraft operations has been one of the success stories of the past few years, even throughout the pandemic, Tampa International Airport CEO Joe Lopano said. Sheltair has been a wonderful partner in serving this sector of our business and we’re thrilled to welcome this major expansion, which we know will be nothing short of spectacular when it opens next year.


Tenants of this new facility will also benefit from Sheltair’s award-winning full-service FBO on-site, featuring a 29-foot arrival canopy to welcome passengers elevating the Sheltair guest experience. Sheltair TPA also offers access to 24-hour US customs, executive board rooms, and a convenient location across the street from the International Plaza mall, easy access to major highways, situating the FBO mere minutes to downtown Tampa and Raymond James Stadium.  


Sheltair is now pre-leasing space for its new Tampa hangar and office complex. Interested parties are encouraged to contact Francisco Alonzo, Sheltair’s Vice President of Real Estate and Development, at +1 (407) 230-2631 or


About Sheltair 

Sheltair is a family-owned company that enjoys a national reputation for its superior customer focus and service-driven corporate culture. Founded in 1963 by Jerry Holland, father of current Sheltair President Lisa Holland, it is the nation’s largest privately-owned aviation network, proudly operating 19 award-winning FBOs throughout Florida, Georgia, Colorado, and New York and a portfolio of over 4.5 million square feet of aviation-related properties across the country. Sheltair services include fueling, ground handling, hangar and office leasing, and turn-key design/build of aviation properties.