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

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Flying In?

Arrival Procedures

The airport is closed during the aerobatic performances and daily from 7:30 PM to 6:00 AM from April 2 – 7.

Pilots are responsible for checking NOTAMS  for air traffic information and arrival/departure procedures. Tune to ATIS frequency 118.025 upon arrival for update.



If you are flying to Lakeland (LAL), display a sign in your window indicating your tie-down area by using one of the abbreviations below:

Click below for printable Aircraft Parking Signs.

  • DAYDay Tripper
  • GAC – General Aircraft Camping
  • GAP – General Aircraft Parking
  • HB / HBC – Homebuilt /Homebuilt Camping
  • HC– Handicapped
  • ONC – Overnight Aircraft Camping
  • SP– Seaplane Parking
  • VAC – Vintage Aircraft Camping/Parking
  • WB– Warbird Parking

Your sign should have a light color background with dark six inch letters that can be seen 50 feet away. NOTE: Please DO NOT USE AN ELECTRONIC TABLET FOR YOUR SIGN! The screens are polarized and will go black when viewed through most cockpit canopies.

Only aircraft built from 1970 or earlier are permitted to park or camp in the Vintage Aircraft Parking.

Local Airport Directory

We appreciate the event support we receive from our surrounding airport communities. Many of these airports provide SUN ‘n FUN ticket sales, rental car services and shuttles to and from SUN ‘n FUN.

Click Here for a printable PDF file containing the Local Area Airport Directory.


deeplinkmapPlease 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

Enterprise Car Rental’s onsite office will be located on the southside of Doolittle Road, just south of the Onsite Tram Depot and SUN ‘n FUN Drive.

Hours: TBA

SUN ‘n FUN Pilot Welcome Center

SUN ‘n FUN is happy to offer our Pilot Welcome Center, brought to you by Phillips 66, located across the taxiway Foxtrot from Vintage Hospitality building. This facility will provide free wireless internet (the password will change daily, so be sure to check the desk for the new one!), flight planning facilities, and other flight related services. Be sure to visit and take advantage of this new service while learning about the products and services Phillips 66 has to offer. Hours: 8am – 6:30 PM daily. Flight planning and self-serve weather services available all day.

Share A Flight

Please use the forum below to request a passenger or seat for a flight coming to or leaving from SUN ‘n FUN.

This flight forum is provided to our guests strictly as a resource to locate passengers or available flights/seats who’s destination is SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In. SUN ‘n FUN does not endorse or recommend any pilot or aircraft and any agreement completed, written or verbal, is between the aircraft owner, pilot and/or passenger only. This listing is provided as “Information Only”!

Posts will be reviewed for approval before they are posted to this site. Your post will not appear immediately. Thank you!

CLICK HERE for our Flight Announcement Forum.

CLICK HERE for our Flight Request Forum.

Aircraft Fuel and Petroleum Safety Tips

The Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established stringent regulations for the routine handling, disposal and/or accidental release (spills) of aircraft fuel and other petroleum based products – complete with significant fines/penalties for non-compliance.

As Sun ‘n Fun’s compliance partner, A-C-T Environmental & Infrastructure’s trained personnel are on site and ready to mobilize should there be a fuel or other contaminant release. In this official role, A-C-T will work, cooperatively, with aircraft owners, local first responder agencies, SUN ‘n FUN and the various regulatory agencies to ensure safety and compliance with all environmental and health regulations.

IT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT…aircraft owners are financially responsible (and will be billed) for any environmental issues created by their aircraft. This includes accidental spills regardless of the cause [e.g. owner or operator negligence, vandalism, act of nature (tornado), etc.]

To ensure that you have the best possible experience, SUN ‘n FUN offers these safety tips and best practices to prevent accidental spills and minimize financial obligation:

1. Secure (tie down) aircraft in anticipation of adverse weather including strong gusting winds.

2. Make sure aircraft is on level ground. If not, adjust fuel levels or plug fuel tank vents to prevent leaks.

3. Be careful when fueling aircraft. Over-fueling often causes fuel to run onto the ground and accumulations equate to contamination.

4. When checking aircraft fuel levels, do not dump sumped fuel on the ground.

5. Place pans under any leaking fuel or oil from aircraft.

6. Properly dispose of surplus fuels (sumped fuel and/or fuel collected from leaks)

7. If a spill occurs, REPORT IT IMMEDIATELY to a SUN ‘n FUN volunteer. This is critically important because trained environmental emergency responders can minimize negative impacts with early intervention!

Remember, A-C-T stands ready to be your compliance partner. You can reach us 24/7 by calling 800.226.0911. To learn more about A-C-T’s expertise and capabilities, see . We’re here to help make your SUN ‘n FUN experience enjoyable from beginning to end. Happy take-offs and landings!

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