Is Elon Musk In Miami? Tesla Founder Tweets Of His Love For Art Deco After His Plane Lands Here

Speculation that Elon Musk may be in Miami is mounting on social media after his plane landed here twice in the past week.

Musk’s private jet made two trips to MIA this week, and remains here as of this morning.

The jet landed at Miami International Airport on April 30, according to a Twitter account tracking the plane’s movements (it can also be tracked at this website). It returned to California the same day.

One day later, the plane was back in Miami, after a red eye flight that landed at MIA on May 1.

The aircraft has remained on the tarmac at MIA since then, the tracker shows.

Shortly after the second flight landed, Musk cryptically tweeted about his love for Art Deco.

That led Twitter users to speculate that Musk was joining the growing tech movement from Silicon Valley to Miami.

 

A replica Cybertruck seen across from Resorts World Miami’s Omni property last week:

(photo: Sanket S. Parekh)

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Anonymous
1 month ago

Build the brickel tunnel elon!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Why?.. people can use the Metromover and I-95.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Can you say, bottleneck?

Anonymous
1 month ago

There’s more than one entrance to get on an off I-95 in Brickell and I’ve never seen the Metromover “bottlenecked” in Brickell.

Try again.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hmmm….I’ve been riding the Metromover since 1992. I have been stuck on the Metromover at the midpoint of the Miami River bridge where the brakes slammed so hard that the standing old people hit the deck the sitting old people had homeless people land in their laps.
I’ve seen “bottlenecks” where one train gets stuck in a Brickell station where no other trains can pass or go around in the Brickell Loop.

No mode of transport is perfect, but even after millions of dollars of operating losses, the Metromover has about 80% reliability for all the times that I ride it.

It doesn’t make sense to me to put a tunnel under Brickell, but a tunnel at SW 1st Avenue would be great. Could be a Boring Company tunnel, but its better that it be a real tunnel which could be accessed by those handful of Firetrucks and Ambulances that can’t take the Metromover.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Right now Firetrucks and Ambulances have no trouble getting to anyone in Brickell. Seems to me people like you want to be pampered on the tax payers dime. Toughen up and learn to be patient when you’re at the bridge.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hahaha….Talk about a misread.
The LAST thing I want is the government to take care of any of my needs or wants. Especially the Federal Gov’t.

Having lived or worked in Brickell for over 2 decades, and walked around as recently as this weekend with the Brickell Bridge up, I promise you, that when the bridge goes up, and/or a couple of lanes are closed, the idiot drivers have no clue about how to part the lanes and the let the Emergency Vehicles through.

The Metromover is a disaster.
The Port Tunnel has been an unmitigated success.
I do not care about traffic for my own selfish needs, because I very rarely if ever have to drive in it.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Could it be that you pampered Brickellites want a tunnel because you feel the whole county should cater to you people?

“The Metromover is a disaster.” The people in the city’s government who were responsible for Miami getting a Metromover system knew exactly what was needed. It was the moronic and clueless people who came behind them that made using the Metromover the way it is now. The Metromover didn’t fail the city, the city failed the Metromover. I mean, build something and then bicker about what to with it or how to use it now is lunacy beyond belief!

Anonymous
1 month ago

It doesn’t make sense to extend Metromover in its current form, based on what I can attest to as a common experience either.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I guess the first time your car wouldn’t start it also didn’t make sense to you to get someone to check it out?

Anonymous
1 month ago

You do realize that 30 rock where he did SNL over the weekend, is an art deco masterpiece

Long MIA
1 month ago

That’s clearly it. Elon dropped the G650 off at MIA for service and took Mega Bus up to NYC for SNL.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hahahah…..Long MIA…great comment. I’m long too. It has taken about 25 years to watch this one play out, but I’ve been holding MIA with diamond hands!!

Azarius
1 month ago

We want Musk here!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yes, bring thousands of tech jobs please! Open a university and lots of office space too. You got the money and the brain for it so go for it. Please! Miami needs you!

Anonymous
1 month ago

A tech specific university would be amazing for sure!

Azarius
1 month ago

I say he add a tech school to UM or FIU with a downtown campus

Azarius
1 month ago

Donate*

Anonymous
1 month ago

An MIT as in Miami Institute of Technology? Maybe a an FIT Ada Florida Institute of Technology?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Or maybe he comes up with a new name🤷🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️

Anonymous
1 month ago

Florida Institute of Technology is already a thing tho

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1 month ago

or Tesla Institute of Technology Surplus, TITS for short…its what many people see in Miami anyway, so keeping with the marketing and image

Anonymous
1 month ago

I’d prefer a “Center for Optimal Cybersecurity Knowledge”😅

Anonymous
1 month ago

South Hialeah Institute of Technology.

Anonymous
1 month ago

“Resorts World Miami’s Omni property” AKA rotting carcass of the Omni International Mall of Miami.

Anonymous
1 month ago

YES!! Such a horrible eyesore in such a vibrant area in dire need of additional retail and services!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Welcome home Musk

Anonymous
1 month ago

He loves Art Deco for his escapades but plucked down his full entourage in Texas. In what was a huge blow to California. They don’t want to admit it but insiders say Newsom is pissed.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You spelled lame duck wrong.

wutwutwut
1 month ago

Hey knuckleheads, 30 Rockefeller Plaza is an Art Deco skyscraper…

Anonymous
1 month ago

That guy is so fantastic to his fan boys that he is capable of moving multiple places at once (and they believe it). Example of Miami news – “Celebrity seen sh***ing on a rock!”

Democratic Worker
1 month ago

It would be a good way to get closer to Cape Canaveral

Anonymous
1 month ago

Since he’s in Miami we must invite him for lunch at Carpaccio.

Anonymous
1 month ago

never would have guessed looking at the pointy, chrome, symmetrical starship his other company builds.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Looks like it was built out of cardboard to me.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I don’t think a tunnel under Miami will solve traffic problems. The only good uses would be for storm drainage, but it would still have to be pumped to somewhere, and That cyber truck looks like a fraud…..just saying

Anonymous
1 month ago

Elon art basel will relocate in other city because we are gambling addicted.

Norman Braman who brought Art Basel to Miami Beach and chaired the Art Fair for nearly twenty years has fought previous efforts to bring gambling here. He told Commissioners, “What most people don’t understand is how this would affect the entire character of our community. I can tell you that years ago, Art Basel informed me that if casino gambling came to the community they
would pick up and leave and take the art fair somewhere else

Anonymous
1 month ago

Waaaaahhhhhhh!!!!.. a casino might affect one of my car dealerships…

– Norman Braman

Anonymous
1 month ago

Why is this an article? We want to see real developments, not some billionaire coming to Miami as many often do. Where’s Jeff Bezo’s article when he was here for the Super Bowl?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Waaaa waaaa waaa!!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Oh it’s here dude

Anonymous
1 month ago

Very well said
This should not be news.

Anonymous
1 month ago

#1. Because Miamians who have been following the tech exodus story know that last week was the “impromtu tech week” where 1,000 silicon valley area entrepreneurs “organically” traveled to Miami during the week which was previously scheduled as eMerge Americas conference. They rallied around the Tweet of one technology thought leader, and all came to Miami. Mayor Francis Suarez and his Tech Team scrambled to set up tours, events, meet ups, and even a charity cycling event on Key Biscayne. For those in the know, Elon Musk’s jet doing two round trips and landing in Miami suggests that high level people (maybe Elon Musk) fly down for these events.

#2. When the news cycle story was “Amazon Short lists Miami for HQ2”, there probably were a few articles about Bezo’s returning home to Miami.

Please define “real developments”. If 2,000 new jobs and a few billion dollars in new capital isn’t real, please define what “real development” means.

Anonymous
1 month ago

A real development would be proposals for a project or progress updates on current projects (e.g. The proposed Brickell tunnel). Not an article about a celebrity visiting town.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Our city would not have become a city had people like Julia Tuttle and Mary Brickell not courted the Elon Musk of their day (Henry Flagler) to Miami. Had Flagler not decided to take Tuttle’s invitation to see the frost free Miami Orange groves, we would not have the Miami of today.