Tampa, Fla. (970 WFLA) - For a brief time Saturday, a runway at Tampa International
The Tampa International
Officials at TIA had to jump through plenty of hoops to make this happen. Not only was permission from the FAA needed to close the runway for an hour, the airspace on that west side of the airport needed to be shut down.
Hundreds of people showed up to run the almost 3 mile course which included not only the runway, but some areas around the old air cargo warehouses.
As you would imagine, security was tight. There was a heavy presence of
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