Video shows massive implosion at Tampa International Airport garage

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click to enlarge Video shows massive implosion at Tampa International Airport garage
Screengrab via Tampa International Airport/Twitter

Early this morning Tampa International Airport blew up the old Red Side Rental Car Garage, and thankfully they filmed the whole thing.

The video, which was posted on the airport’s Twitter account at 3 a.m. last night, shows the garage collapsing in a giant cloud of debris and dust. "Boom goes the dynamite!" said the account. 


The planned implosion was part of the airport’s $2.5 billion second phase master plan, which clears the way for new express curbsides, a guideway to the yet-to-be-built 16-gate Airside D, and other facility improvements. 

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Colin Wolf

Colin Wolf has been working with weekly newspapers since 2007 and has been the Digital Editor for Creative Loafing Tampa since 2019. He is also the Director of Digital Content Strategy for CL's parent company, Euclid Media Group.
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