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AIRCRAFT CAMPING INFORMATION

GAC CAMPGROUND RATES

General Aircraft Camping - GAC (west end of runway 9/27)

All SUN ’n FUN camping is reserved for Florida Air Museum (FAM) and other Aviation Member Associations members only).  Proof of current membership will be required upon arrival.

NOTICE TO CAMPERS


To join the Florida Air Museum, click here.

The (GAC) General Aircraft Camping Registration Building is located just west of the RV Campground along the airside fence.

Other aircraft camping locations available on the field are Vintage Aircraft Camping, Homebuilt Camping, Seaplane Camping and Overnight Camping.  Camping registration for these locations can be purchased from Mobile Registration, Vintage Registration and Homebuilt Registration.

SUN 'n FUN Camping registration and admission ticket are available online for for members of FAM and EAA for April 1-6, 2014.  Campers arriving earlier than April 1 will be required to pay a camping fee for each day prior to April 1.  If you are not a member of FAM or EAA, and a current member of a nationally or internationally recognized aviation association, you may purchase camping upon arrival.

The Aircraft campground is open from March 1  - April 6, 2014.


You must sign in as a member.

Regular Weekly Camping

 
Camping Permit Only  (members only) $100 *

Does not include required convention registration:

Camping Package #1`
(members only)
$220 *

This options includes one weekly convention registration and one weekly campground permit. Early arrivals - refer to fee schedule below.

 

Camping Package #2
(members only)

$300 *

This options includes two weekly convention registrations and one weekly campground permit. Early arrivals - refer to fee schedule below

Pre Fly-In Camp 3/1 - 4/1 $20 per night *
Registration Open (1 week before event) $25 per night  *
Convention Rate 4/1 - 4/6 $100 weekly rate *
   
 

All Convention Admissions, including all CAMPING FEES are due and will be collected at the time of arrival.

* ALL CAMPING RATES ARE SUBJECT TO A 7% SALES TAX & 5% TOURIST TAX (NOT INCLUDED).


Information, Rules and Requirements 

Please be safe during your stay and follow these rules.

A “camping unit” is defined as a tent, RV, trailer or aircraft and must be present to secure a camping location.

All campground visitors are required to purchase convention admission credentials.

All campsites must be paid for before setup.


Camping pass must be visible from the front of the aircraft by a person on a golf cart - it should be in the windshield or on the tent if you use a canopy cover.

Campground space is issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please return your locator card promptly to the GAC Registration building or to our Camper Host Building.   Please include your cell phone number for emergency purposes.


Courtesy transportation is available in the aircraft camping area except during the airshow.

 

Showers are available a short distance from the Registration Building.


Cell phone charging is available at the GAC Registration Building.

Aircraft authorized to park in the Vintage Aircraft area of SUN 'n FUN, are all aircraft built in 1970 or earlier.
 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CHECK OUT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.


** Sorry,  No Refunds **

Aircraft authorized to park in the Vintage Aircraft area of Sun n Fun, are all aircraft built in 1970 or earlier".


ALL AIRCRAFT MUST BE TIED DOWN.  You may BRING YOUR OWN TIE-DOWNS... or purchase them on-site for $25.00 a set. If you arrive early and plan to leave your aircraft tied-down at SUN ’n FUN while visiting other area attractions, please leave your aircraft uncovered and do not set your brake. It may be necessary to move your aircraft.


For life threatening emergencies
- dial 911 from any payphone or cell phone - Please tell dispatcher you are in Polk County - SUN 'n FUN

Careful use of white gas or propane is allowed provided they are a safe distance (10 Feet) from the Aircraft and attended at all times.

No operating cooking stove within 50 feet of aircraft fueling operation.

Pilot and guests should be aware of taxiing aircraft throughout the event.  Taxiing aircraft have the right-of-way.

Be courteous of your neighbors - keep campsite neat and clean and noise levels down especially after 10:30 PM.

No aircraft or vehicle movement in the GAC area during the airshow. (When Red flag is up)

Please return your locator card promptly to the GAC Registration building or to our Camper Host Building.   Please include your cell phone number for emergency purposes.

Be courteous of your neighbors - keep campsite neat and clean and noise levels down especially after 10:30 PM.

Courtesy transportation is available in the aircraft camping area except during the airshow.

Showers are available a short distance from the Registration Building.

Cell phone charging is available at the GAC Registration Building.


Do you need to ship your camping gear or other items to SUN 'n FUN?  Click here for a printable shipping label.


Window Signs

You must place a sign in your aircraft window indicating the camping area you wish to be directed to. The letters must be at least 6 inches high to be seen from 50 feet away.

Use the abbreviations below to indicate your campground of choice:

 

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  

Your sign should have a light color background with dark six inch letters that can be seen 50 feet away.

For aircraft campers camping in the GAC area, please note the information below:

JET TEAM AERIAL DEMONSTRATION
The FAA requires all persons to vacate the area north of YELLOW LINE on Poberezny Rd. in the convention campground and General Aircraft Camping during POSTED TIMES Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

Friday (practice) -- 2:45 - 3:30
  Saturday (full show) - 2:00 - 5:30
 Sunday (full show) - 2:00 - 5:30
 
(Times subject to change)

For SUN ‛n FUN information, please tune to AM 1510 WPEP AM
 
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