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Help Please

Another year has passed since we pruned the low hanging branches at Aviation City and we need some help to accomplish the annual task.  This makes it possible for aircraft to park under the trees. Please mark your calendars for

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Newbie campsite ready for use.

Attention first time airplane campers.  Friends has a special campsite all set up and ready for use by campers to fly in and use. No need to go out and buy camping gear to see if  airplane camping is for

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New FBO at Arcadia Municipal Airport

The City of Arcadia is now the new FBO at Arcadia Municipal, X06. This change became official Tuesday October 9th. Airport manager Shelley Peacock will now have her office in the terminal building next to the ramp. As of next

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Commercial Hangar for Rent & Job Listing

Friends, Arcadia Airport is undergoing a transformation with the upgrades to the grass strip soon to be completed and taxi lane  improvements about to begin.  Aviation City is attracting pilots to visit from all over the nation to camp out

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Master Pilot Award

Steve Martin received the FAA Orville & Wilbur Wright Master Pilot Award on September 24, 2018. This is the most prestigious award the FAA issues to pilots certified under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations ( 14CFR) part

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Friends turns 6

When we sat down around the dining room table on September 28, 2012, and formed Friends of Arcadia Airport I don’t think any of us could have predicted our success.  What we saw at that time was an airport with

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Be Our Guest @ Newbie Campsite

Here in Florida we have the opportunity to fly year round. However airplane camping at Aviation City can be brutal in the summer months with the heat and daily showers. Now that fall has arrived we are gearing up for

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Courtesy Van ready for use.

The Aviation City courtesy van is ready for visiting campers to use . This great 8 passenger van will allow our guests to go into town easily. Now, if your family is planning a camping trip to Aviation City, you

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New Brochure is here !

Hello Friends, Our new Aviation City brochure is finally completed and ready for distribution. We are seeking pilots and supporters to help us place them where they can be seen by the flying community not only in Florida but the

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Turf Runway Improvements

Arcadia Municipal is fortunate to have both a paved and turf runways. It has been many years since the turf runway has had any improvements done. Airport Manager Shelley Peacock has secured funds for making drainage and turf updates to

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