Lakeland FL Annual Sun ‘n Fun from March 27 – April 1, 2012

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Lakeland FL Annual Sun ‘n Fun from March 27 – April 1, 2012 

Spring Break for pilots, friends and aviation enthusiasts at the annual Sun ‘N Fun in Lakeland Florida.

For one week from March 27th through April 1st, 2012, Linder Airport will become once again the busiest airport in North America during the 38th annual Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In & Expo event. It is estimated that this gathering will entertain about 170,000 visitors from around the county and the world.  The 2012 Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In event will be staged on 850 acre footprint of the Lakeland Linder Airport engaging all levels of aviation enthusiast, professional pilots, aviation students and kids of dreaming to fly an airplane, as well as folks who design, build and fly their own airplane.

What is there to see?

The open field of the airport will showcase world-class collection of vintage, one seated ultralights, warbrids, homebuilt, hot air balloon, military aircrafts such as the C-17, F-16, C-130 F-5 Tiger and many more, which adds to this fantastic experience Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In visitor’s can expect to see throughout the week. Over 500 exhibitors will display their items and knowledge from manufacturers, various organizations, suppliers, avionics; pilot supplies just to name a few.

Sun n’ Fun Fly-In Entertainment for Everyone, just to name a few:

  • The U.S. Air Force “Thunderbirds” will not go unnoticed in the skies of Lakeland as they practice just days before their scheduled performances. They are scheduled to showcase their precision flying skills during their performances on March 30, March 31 and April 1.
  • Aerial Shows throughout the Fly-In
  • Flash Fire Jet Truck performances Friday and Saturday March 30 and 31
  • B-29 FIFI WWII Bomber 
  • CAF Red Tail Squadron
  • USMC Concert Band March 27 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Splash-In at Fantasy of Flight on Lake Agnes on March 29
  • Aaron Tippin’s Red, White & Loud Concert March 29 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Flying Musicians Association – bringing music & aviation together
  • Abbot & Costello Ultimate Tribute Show
  • Workshops, exhibits, kid zone and much more is being offered throughout the event.

Tickets for the Annual Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In Event can be purchased at the box office or online. For more information, please visit

I hope you found this post useful! If you need help finding or selling your Lakeland, Florida home, please contact Petra Norris - REALTOR(R) at 863-619-6918. If you’re new to Lakeland, I’d especially like to extend a warm welcome. I value my clients and provide them with honest, reliable service. Allow me to introduce you to the Lakeland FL real estate landscape and all it has to offer.


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Kwee Huset
Kwee Huset Realty - Venice, FL
Venice Florida Homes For Sale

Petra, congratulations on your FEATURED post. My husband & I just attended the Air-Show in Punta Gorda FL yesterday.

Mar 26, 2012 08:11 AM #1
Gary Woltal
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth

Petra, woo hoo with another FEATURE. Lots of wonderful BIRDS to see in the air and on the ground. If you go, get lots of good pictures.

Mar 26, 2012 09:35 AM #2
Petra Norris
Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc. - Lakeland, FL
Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale

Kwee - thank you.  Sun n' Fun flyin is truly a treasure for all ages.

Gary - I'm somewhat embarrassed by another feature, although very happy about it :)  Yes, indeed there is such a great collection to see, no doubt. I have tons more pics from the previous two years. 

Mar 26, 2012 10:09 AM #3
Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate
Kelly Right Real Estate - Hood River, OR
Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs

Oh, how oldest son would love this! He's 13 now and has been determined to become a pilot since age three. He knows more about planes than most adults (me, especially). I could really use the sun part, too! Great localism post.


Mar 26, 2012 11:12 AM #4
Bas Panch
SCV Home Buyer - Valencia, CA

Hi Petra. First off, congratulations on yet another feature! Secondly, that is awesome, and the photos are pretty good, too. I would love to attend this event and see all the planes in action. Keep up the good work, you are truly an inspirational lakeland fl short sale agents!

Mar 26, 2012 12:02 PM #5
Jessica Wallace
Coldwell Banker - Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, CA
Santa Cruz Realtor (831) 419-9345

Nice post Petra, that looks like fun!

Mar 26, 2012 12:32 PM #6
Tammie White, Broker
Franklin Homes Realty LLC - Franklin, TN
Franklin TN Homes for Sale

Petra, you are on a roll. Another nicely crafted localism post featured. Good for you. You are definitely the go-to Lakeland FL real estate agent.

Mar 26, 2012 01:43 PM #7
Stephanie Anson
Anson Properties LLC - Gainesville, FL

Great Features local event from the Number 1 Lakeland FL Short Sale Agents. This will be fun to watch and more especially fun to ride on those planes. Enjoy this event Petra!

Mar 26, 2012 03:42 PM #8
Petra Norris
Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc. - Lakeland, FL
Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale

Good morning!  Thank you for all your kind comments :)  It is one of the biggest events that take place in Lakeland which draws so many visitors from all around the world.  Lakeland Linder Airport will be one of the busiest airport in the U.S.  

Mar 26, 2012 08:49 PM #9
Ginny Gorman
RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond

Such a great event Petra and we have the Quonset Air Show here every June which like yours draws thousands.  Hope this is a huge success and make sure you contact the Lakeland FL real estate agent for sure to check out some homes for sale while visiting!

Mar 26, 2012 08:51 PM #10
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I can't make it this year, but this is always a wonderful event.  Highly recommend for any one that can get there.

Mar 26, 2012 09:28 PM #11
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Thanks for sharing the information. Congratulations on the feature.

Mar 26, 2012 10:10 PM #12
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Petra, the Sun 'n Fun Fly-In and Expo looks like a lot of fun. Seeing the Thunderbirds is worth the trip.

Mar 26, 2012 10:45 PM #13
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Another great reason to visit Lakeland and while you are there, contact Petra Norris for great information on homes for sale in Lakeland! 

Mar 26, 2012 10:55 PM #14
Katerina Gasset
Get It Done For Me Virtual Services - Wellington, FL
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Hello Petra,I know this may be late already but Congratulations on this great and fun feature.I'm sure this was alot of fun. Lakeland FL is definitely an awesome place.Keep it up being number one Lakeland Fl Short Sale Agent. 

Jul 27, 2012 05:30 AM #15
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