Thu, 25 March 2010
THE 36TH ANNUAL SUN ŉ FUN INTERNATIONAL FLY-IN & EXPO
Soon, the skies over Lakeland will begin to receive thousands of aircraft that will convert Lakeland Linder Regional Airport into the busiest airport in North America.
Tuesday, April 13, is “Opening Day” of SUN 'n FUN’s 36th annual gathering of the world of general aviation for its Spring Break for Pilots & friends. The 2010 SUN 'n FUN International Fly-In & Expo will attract an estimated 150,000 to 170,000 visitors from North America and more than 80 other countries, distinguishing it as the largest convention in the state of Florida and the first major international aviation event of the year in the Americas. The annual SUN ŉ FUN International Fly-In & Expo is significant annual economic stimulus to the region’s tourism economy, producing an estimated $27-$31 million infusion into the greater Lakeland and the central Florida corridor.
Want to hear more? Listen (or go to: http://sun-n-fun.org/NewsArticles/The-Amazing-World-of-Aviation.aspx)
Recorded by Dave Shallbetter