Chartering a Jet Flight from Toronto to Tampa

Tampa is located in West Central Florida on the Gulf of Mexico. Tampa serves as a major port and subsequently has several major industries located there and a robust, growing economy. When planning a jet charter from Toronto to Tampa, keep some of these tips in mind.

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The Journey and Airport Options

Tampa Bay serves as a major transportation hub in the U.S. and has 3 international airports:

  • Tampa International Airport (TPA)
  • Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
  • St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (PIE)

Tampa International Airport is the closest to downtown Tampa, with St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport about 15 miles away and Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport even further afield, but offering great access to the Gulf beaches.

Commercial flights take about 2 hours and 45 minutes to get from Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to Tampa. Both Tampa and Toronto are conveniently located in the same time zone. Car rentals are available at all the airports and are the most convenient way for getting around.

Tips for Your Stay in Tampa

Tampa's population swells during the winter months with the arrival of retired persons from Canada and the U.S. looking to soak up some winter sun. It’s a popular destination for those seeking some fun in the Gulf of Mexico and has a variety of water sports on offer, including surfing and boat-charters. Tampa has a well-deserved reputation for its beaches. With an average of 361 days of sunshine each year, you'll not only find some of the world's top-rated beaches but you’ll experience the weather to enjoy them.

Tampa enjoys a fine reputation for its’ arts, culture and live entertainment. If you aren’t headed for the world-class beaches, you will still discover a wide variety of festivals, museums and galleries to keep you occupied. With it’s truly diverse population you can also expect some fine dining and varied cuisine.

Tampa experiences a humid subtropical climate with warm summers and dry winters. Day time winter temperatures find the mercury often hovering around 70°F (21°C), with delightful sunny skies. Summer thunderstorms are common and Tampa is acknowledged as the lightning capital of the U.S.

Tampa is well known and loved for its vibrant cultural scene, beautiful beaches and thriving economy. If it’s ‘The Big Guava’ that you are headed for, charter a private jet, arriving stylishly on-time and without the fuss of commercial air travel.