Attention general aviation pilots! Just a short 14 miles away from Orlando Vacation homes is a gem of an airport, called Kissimmee Gateway (KISM) airport. This is the closest and most convenient airport for anyone going to Disney World, Sea World, Universal Theme Parks, Orlando Convention Center and Orlando Vacation Homes. Orlando Vacation Homes offers 3, 4, 5 & 6 bedroom homes starting at $99 per night. Here is a little about Kissimmee airport. The airport has crossing runways 6-24 & 33-15. The friendly people in the tower are used to help pilots especially with 3 large flight schools on the field. Also there are 4 full service FBOs and the Kissimmee Air Museum. Rides are offered in beautiful T6s or P51s. Kissimmee airport conveniently located in central Florida where you can explore the state to your hearts contend. Fly to Key West, Naples, Vero Beach, St. Augustine or Panama City. The weather in central Florida has very few stormy days. If you are thinking about becoming a pilot or you want to get a new type rating like IFR, commercial or multi type rating this is the airport to do just that. Sunstate Aviation is one of the excellent flight schools where we received our training.
Thinking of going to Sun n Fun in Lakeland this spring, Kissimmee Airport is an excellent place to park your plane. Orlando Vacation Homes is an excellent place to stay. Our homes are only 3 miles from I-4 and only about a 20 minute drive by car. After a long day at Sun n Fun come home to your own heated pool and/or spa in our gated resort communities.
Looking for something unusual to do for a day. Spend the day at Kennedy Space Center. It is only an hour drive and well worth the trip. Over the last few years they have made major improvements at Kennedy Space Center which will entertain the young and old.
Other fun places to fly, like Vero Beach (KVBO) where you can have a great meal at C.J. Cannons. Cedar Key on the Gulf, where you can radio ahead to have a taxi meet you to take a few minutes into town. Fly to Venice Beach (KVNC) and take the short walk to Sharkeys where the Grouper sandwich is one of the best in Florida. Take your bathing suit for a dip in the Gulf or walk on the beach to find sharks teeth.
Fly to St. Augustine and if you like call ahead and have an hour lesson for aerobatic training. The airport is home base for some of the top aerobatic pilots in the country like Patti Wagstaff. Also, at St. Augustine you can go into historic old town or visit the factory outlets. Also the Golf Hall of Fame is located a couple of miles north of the airport.
Fly to Key West or Marathon Key and enjoy island atmosphere of the Carrabean.
When thinking of Sun and Fun or Florida flying, think of us at Orlando Vacation Homes.