Plan Your Trip

Driving Information

Plan Your Trip

Driving Information

Crowd

Physical Address

4175 Medulla Road, Lakeland, FL 33811
863-644-2431

Admission Gates Open at 8 AM
Parking Lot Gates Open at 7 AM

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Driving Directions

I-4 East / West – Exit 25 (Recommended)
Proceed South on County Line Road and turn East (left) on West Pipkin Rd. and proceed to the Public Parking Area.

I-4 East / West – Exit 27 Polk County Parkway – Hwy 570 East (Toll)
Exit South (right) onto Waring Rd. exit. Continue South to Pipkin Road and turn West (right) on to Pipkin Rd. Turn West (right) again on W. Pipkin Rd. Pass GEICO and proceed to the Public Parking Area.

I-4 East/ West – Exit 41 Polk County Parkway – Hwy 570 West (Toll)
Take Waring Rd. exit and turn South (left) at the light. Continue South on Waring Rd. to stop light and turn West (right) on Pipkin Road. Pass GEICO and proceed to the Public Parking Area.

I-4 East – Exit 22 South (Optional route if westbound I-4 backs up)
Continue South on Park Rd. At third light, turn East (left) on Coronet Rd. Follow Coronet, turn East (left) on Medulla Rd. At the light turn South (right) on County Line Rd. and then East (left) on W. Pipkin Rd. and proceed to the Public Parking Area (follow signage or directions by traffic control officers).

State Road 60 East / West
North on County Line Rd. – East (right) on W. Pipkin Rd. and proceed to the Public Parking Area.

Vehicles traveling eastbound on Pipkin Road from County Line Road may be directed to turn north on Medulla Road to enter the SUN ‘n FUN parking lot through Gate 38. No other traffic will be allowed to proceed past gate 38 and will be directed into the parking area.

Vehicles traveling westbound on Pipkin Road will be allowed to utilize gates 35 and 36 to enter the noted parking areas.

(Always follow signage or directions by traffic control officers)

CAMPER DRIVING DIRECTIONS

(New Camper Registration Location)

I-4 East / West – Exit 25
South on County Line Rd. – turn East (left) on Drane Field Road and follow signage to Hamilton Road, turn right on Hamilton Road.  The new Camper Registration entrance will be on the left-hand side of Hamilton Road, follow signs.

I-4 East / West – Exit 27
Hwy 570 East (Toll) – Exit South on Airport Rd. – Turn West (right) onto Drane Field Rd. – Continue to Hamilton Road, turn left, Registration entrance will be on the left-hand side on Hamilton Road, please watch for signs!

State Road 60 East / West
North on County Line Rd. – turn East (right) on Drane Field Road and follow signage to Hamilton Road, turn right on Hamilton Road.  The new Camper Registration entrance will be on the left-hand side of Hamilton Road, follow signs.

Light Plane Campers
Follow Waring Rd. to stop sign – Turn West (right) on S. Medulla – continue straight into the Lakeland Airside Center, follow signs to the Registration Building located in the parking lot at LAC. Purchase Lightplane Camping permit and follow signs to the Light Plane Campground, now located in Paradise City.

Support The Mission

The mission of the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) is to “Engage, Educate, and Accelerate the Next Generation of Aerospace Professionals. The SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo and dozens of other events year-round produce the majority of the revenue that goes into supporting this mission. By attending our events, you are helping us deliver top-quality, industry-leading STEM education and scholarship programs to thousands of young men and women each year. The opportunities that ACE provides give young people a competitive edge as they navigate their educational journey that can ultimately lead to a rewarding career in the world’s incredibly diverse and rapidly growing aerospace industry. You can help! Please click the links below to explore how you can share your knowledge and expertise as a volunteer in over 3500 available positions, become a patron of the Florida Air Museum, or donate to assist us financially. Regardless of how you assist, whether by attending our events, visiting the museum or donating financially, we sincerely appreciate your support!

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