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Gateway Expressway Project changes St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport entrance location

St. Pete Clearwater airport changes
Posted at 4:08 AM, Feb 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-28 07:57:43-05

CLEARWATER, Fla. — If you travel to or near St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport, you will notice a new traffic light. The airport's entrance is now located near the Air Traffic Control Tower.

Airport officials tell us that the change is a result of the Gateway Expressway Project.

RELATED: Construction begins on Gateway Expressway project

Here's some other changes:

  • Direct access from 46th Street to Airport Parkway will no longer be available. Visitors must use the main entrance to the airport at the new traffic light.
  • For access to Key Lime PIE Economy Parking Lot and Airport Employee Parking Lots turn onto 144th Ave.
  • The Strawberry PIE Economy Parking Lot will only be accessible on PIE’s internal roadways by taking Airport Parkway to Fairchild Drive.
  • Please plan extra travel time to accommodate construction in and around the airport. Parking Lot shuttles may have longer wait and route times to get to/from economy parking lots to the terminal.