South Florida International Airport (TMB)

South Florida International Airport is a planned large international airport located just west of Kendall, Florida, on the site of Kendall/Tamiami Executive Airport. It will serve passenger airlines, private jets, and military operations mainly under the Hite Corporation. It will be the largest hub for Chicago based Hite Red Airlines and also serves as a cargo and logistics hub for the Hite Airlines group in the southeast. It will have competition from Miami International Airport, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, and other airports in the south Florida area. It will be a large hub for travel between the region and Europe. It will not boast as many flights to South America as other airports. It will also compete on cargo flights and charter flights. It’s primary catchment area will be connecting flights from the southeast and the South Florida region to flights to Europe. It does not serve as many flights from Europe to Central and South America, as Miami does that.

The airfield will boast a layout that is almost exactly the same as Miami’s current airport. There will be four runways with the same layout and will have 6 terminals. It will also boast a large cargo and military operation west of the terminal complex.

There will be six terminals and 120 gates.

  • Terminal 1: Hite Airlines (40 gates)
  • Terminal 2: Hite Express (20 gates)
  • Terminal 3: Hite International (20 gates)
  • Terminal 4: Other domestic (20 gates
  • Terminal 5: Other international (10 gates)
  • Terminal 6: Charter and Private (10 gates)

Terminals 1-3 are connected. Terminals 4, 5, and 6 are separated on the other side of the main access road.

The airport will boast a large military presence by means of the Hite Military Corporation and will also boast large cargo operations to the west of the airport.

Planned top international destinations include London, Sao Paulo, Rio De Janiero, Toronto, Mexico City, Dubai, Buenos Aires, Bogota, Cancun, and Lima

Planned top domestic destinations include Atlanta, New York, Washington DC, Dallas/Ft Worth, Los Angeles, Chicago, C-City, Orlando, Boston, and Charlotte

The airport is connected to state highways 821 where it connects to highway 874 by another expressway with limited access. It is also connected to Miami International Airport by a planned metro route which will go along an existing railroad route. It is also connected to areas north of the city by the same commuter rail system. It is directly connected to the Miami Central Station. It will also have a rental car facility and will be served by bus and taxi services.