Albert Whitted Airport
The City’s Albert Whitted Airport sits on the edge of downtown St. Pete, overlooking Tampa Bay. The Airport provides various aviation services including fueling, storage, parking, maintenance, flight training, charter and rentals, avionics, and sightseeing tours. In addition to general aviation, the Airport also supports Civil Air Patrol, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Bayflite Medivac, and various other medical transport services. View a current profile on the Airport.
There are no commercial airline services at Albert Whitted. If you are interested in finding airline service within the Tampa Bay area, please contact the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport at (727) 453-7800 or Tampa International Airport at (813) 870-8700.
For detailed information on the facility, pilots should review a copy of the latest A/FD or visit http://www.airnav.com/airport/KSPG.
Pilots who are interested in hangar and/or tie-down space on the field should contact the FBO, Sheltair Aviation, at 727-824-2880 for the latest pricing and availability.
View the latest airport diagram.
Aircraft fueling services are provided through the FBO, Sheltair Aviation. 100LL and Jet A are provided via fuel truck service. There is also a self-service fueling facility located on the north side of Taxiway “C” that provides 100LL. Truck fueling service is provided during normal FBO operating hours. The self-service facility is available 24/7. Contact Sheltair at 727-824-2880 for the latest fuel pricing and additional information regarding fueling services.
Due to the proximity of MacDill Air Force Base, pilots should be familiar with the restricted airspace and the types of military traffic in and around Albert Whitted's airspace.
View the latest Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs) in effect for SPG.
Albert Whitted Airport (KSPG) has two runways:
|Length||3,677 ft||3,677 ft||2,864 ft||2,864 ft|
|Width||75 ft||75 ft||150 ft||150 ft|
|Threshold||Displaced 558 ft||Displaced 558 ft||Std||Std|
|Lightning||MIRL & REILS||MIRL & REILS||MIRL & REILS||MIRL & REILS|
|Ins Approach||RNAV||None||VOR & RNAV||RNAV|
Documents & Resources
Maps, plans, regulations, and protocols for users and visitors of Albert Whitted Airport.
Airport DBE Program
Airport Master Plan (2005)
- Minimum Standards and Requirements for the Conduct of Commercial and Non-Commercial Aeronautical Services and Activities at the Albert Whitted Airport
- Albert Whitted Airport Rules and Regulations (City Code: Chap 6, Article II)
- Albert Whitted Airport Zoning Ordinance (City Code: Chap 16)
Airport Vehicle Gate Access
Albert Whitted provides a variety of activities and opportunities to visitors and residents including sightseeing tours, a park, fine dining, and youth programs.
Aerial Sightseeing Tours
Sightseeing flights are available by helicopter (Tampa Bay Aviation at 727-461-5229 or Executive Helicopters at 833-FLY-HELI) or historic bi-plane (Biplane Rides at 727-895-6266). Dining and flight specials are also available through the Hangar Restaurant (727-823-7767).
Albert Whitted Airport Preservation Society
The Preservation Society provides airport tours, an education center, the National Airlines Museum, monthly pancake breakfasts, and other special events. Volunteer opportunities are also available. Please contact 727-822-1532 for more information or to schedule a tour. www.AWAPS.org.
Albert Whitted Park
Part of the City's waterfront park system, the Albert Whitted Park is located on the north side of the airport. The park has observation areas overlooking the airport and an aviation themed playground. The Park is open to the general public, and can be reserved for special functions. For more information or to apply for a park permit, contact the City's Parks Department. www.stpete.org/parks
The Hangar Restaurant and Flight Lounge (727-823-7767) is located in the Galbraith Terminal Building and offers a full breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu. The aviation-themed restaurant overlooks the runway and offers live music and weekly specials. www.thehangarstpete.com
Flight lessons are available for recreational and commercial pilot’s licenses through St. Pete Air (727-755-1359). Introductory flights are also available. www.stpeteair.org
Young Eagles Program
The Young Eagles program is a nation-wide program developed by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) as a means to introduce young people to the experience of flight. The Young Eagles program at Albert Whitted is co-sponsored by the local EAA, Chapter 47 and the Albert Whitted Airport Preservation Society (AWAPS). At various times during the year EAA-Chap 47 and AWAPS host a day of free flights for children between the ages of 8 - 17. For more information and to view a schedule of upcoming events, please call 727-822-1532 or visit www.AWAPS.org. General program information available at www.youngeagles.org.
Contact information for the fixed based operator (FBO), specialized aviation operators, and other businesses located inside the airport.
Full Service Fixed Based Operator (FBO)
Sheltair Aviation 727-824-2880
- Hours of operation: 0600 – 2100
- Located in the Galbraith Terminal
- Pilot lounge and flight planning room on site
- AvGas 100LL & Jet A available
- Hanger and Tie-down parking (contact Sheltair for availability/rates)
- Car rental (contact Sheltair or see HERTZ Rental Car contact info below)
Specialized Aviation Operators & Other Airport Businesses
Advertising Air Force 727-823-0240
Aerial advertising and banner towing.
Air Traffic Control Tower 727-821-9067
Staffed by RVA, Inc.; Hours of Operation: 7am - 9pm, 7 days per week
BiplaneRides.com 727 895-6266
Historic Biplane rides/sightseeing and aerial photography.
Civil Air Patrol 727-821-8354
Senior Squadron 727-522-0593
Cadet & Senior Squadrons – air/sea rescue.
Executive Helicopters 833-FLY-HELI
Helicopter rides and sightseeing tours.
The Hangar 727-823-PROP (7767)
Full-service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Located on the 2nd Floor of the Galbraith Terminal.
Hertz Rental Cars 727-823-8612 (terminal desk) / 1-800-654-3131 (US reservations)
It's Time To Shine 1-866-212-7577
Aircraft detailing services.
Med Trans 940-591-5800
Air Medical Transport/Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.
Romac Air 727-402-7042
Shave Cave 727-914-7700
Shave Cave headquarters, laboratory, and back of house operations.
Sky Addict Aviation 863-521-6575
St. Pete Air 727-755-1359 or 727-873-0980
Flight instruction, aircraft rental, maintenance, avionics and aircraft sales.
Suncoast Air Medical 813-404-3274
Air Medical and Ground Transport
Tampa Bay Air Charter 727-521-7373
Tampa Bay Aviation 727-461-5229
Helicopter rides and sightseeing tours.
Total Traffic Networks
Aerial news/traffic reporting.
To find the location on the airport of one or more of the listed companies, please download the Airport Business Location Map.
Airport Master Plan
View the City’s master plan for the Albert Whitted Airport by visiting www.albertwhittedmasterplan.com.