SUN 'n FUN Aerospace Expo - March 31 - April 5, 2020

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Arrival Procedures

Lakeland Airport’s Control Tower will operate 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM. However, the SUN ’n FUN side (south) is closed to aircraft movements after 7:30 PM EDT. The field is also closed during the daily airshow (3:00 PM-6:00 PM). Check Graphic NOTAMS and AIM for air traffic information and procedures. Tune to ATIS frequency 118.025 upon arrival for update.


Are you looking for someone to share a ride to SUN ‘n FUN?  Go to Share-A-Flight to post your request!

Onsite Rental Car Company

Please click here or on the logo to the left to complete your online car rental reservation or you may make you reservation by phone:

Lakeland Branch Office: 863-647-0866 – Option #4

SUN ‘n FUN account code is XZ42H23

Onsite Operation Hours:

Pre-Event Hours | Saturday, March 30 – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
                                   Sunday, March 31 – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Event Hours | 8:30 am – 7:30 pm

Enterprise Car Rental’s onsite office has relocated to the east side of the NOAA Hangar on the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport along the James C. Ray Drive access road. Look for signage.


SUN ‘n FUN will provide UBER and LYFT drivers access to the shuttle stops mentioned below. UBER and LYFT drivers are NOT permitted to drive to your location on the site.  Please do not request this serviceAll guests/customers entering the site MUST be wearing an event credential for that day.  Shuttles stops are located in the Lakeland Airside Center parking lot near the SUN ‘n FUN Ticket Trailer and just inside the Rocky Road gate near the C-47.  Due to congestion, NO Staging will be permitted at the Rocky Rd. Shuttle Stop – the driver will not be permitted to wait for a guest at this location.  Look for signage.

Note:  Vehicle Traffic patterns change throughout the day during SUN ‘n FUN.  Guests arriving between 7:00 am – 8:00 am or departing around 5:00 pm are encouraged to use the pickup location in the Lindbergh lot.  The Rocky Road gate location is impacted by these traffic flow changes.  The onsite tram system will provide transportation to the Lindbergh lot.  UBER and Lyft drivers are encouraged to follow traffic flows and the directions of traffic officers.  UBER and Lyft drivers are required to display signs to gain site access.

Rocky Road Entrance Gate – UBER transports will not be able to stage in this location

Lindbergh Lot – Take the SUN ‘n FUN Lindbergh Lot Shuttle from our Onsite Depot to reach this location.  Onsite Shuttle runs from 8am – 8pm.


Onsite Transportation

The Onsite Transportation Depot is located on the corner of SUN ’n FUN Drive and Doolittle Road. The depot runs routes continuously throughout the day covering the entire convention site. Trams run 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Important Note:

Shuttles to and from Lakeland Linder Regional Airport Terminal will no longer be available.  Drive-in  traffic should use the main parking lot located off Pipkin Road.

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