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Super Bowl made for one of the busiest days in history at Tampa International Airport

TIA the big winner of this Super Bowl

The Super Bowl has come and gone, but all the out-of-towners left a lot of money at the airport. The Monday after the Super Bowl was one of the busiest days in the airport's history. Here's a look at some of the numbers:

32,500

Estimated travelers departing Monday after Super Bowl

22,000

Travelers departing on an average day

$247,411

Food and beverage sales Monday after Super Bowl (a daily record)

220

Private jets parked at kickoff

127

Private jets that left within two hours of game's end

430

Private jets parked at kickoff in 2001

$1M

Sales of Super Bowl-related merchandise (week of Super Bowl)

$1.3M

Sales of Super Bowl merchandise in 2001

4,600

Rental cars returned Monday after Super Bowl

2,000

Rental cars returned on average day

Source: Hillsborough County Aviation Authority

Super Bowl made for one of the busiest days in history at Tampa International Airport 02/12/09 [Last modified: Thursday, February 12, 2009 8:13pm]
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