Tuesday, November 18, 2008

The Bahamas Fly-in 2009 Schedule

July 3 - 5
Beach Barbecue Fly-in — Celebrate the USA Independence with a BBQ on Treasure Cay private beach---Treasure Cay, Abaco

August 21 - 23
Fish Fry Fly-in — Pilots have the opportunity to go deep sea fishing, catch and sample local fish---Stella Maris, Long Island

September 4 - 6
Adventure Fly-in--- See and explore the many Cays in Abaco — Abaco Beach Resort, Marsh Harbour--- Abaco

October/November 30 - 1
Halloween Lobster Fly-in — Join in the fun, experience the capture and preparation of the Bahamian lobster--- Abaco

November 13 - 15
Pineapple Fly in----Join in our local festival, sample our local sweet pineapples — Cape Eleuthera Resort, Eleuthera

For further Fly-in Information please contact:
Leonard Stuart
Aviation Manager
Bahamas Tourist Office
1200 S. Pine Island Rd. #750
Plantation, FL 33324
Phone: 954-236-9292 Fax: 954-236-9282

Concept of The Bahamas Fly-in

The Bahamas Fly-in

The Islands Of The Bahamas Fly-in is designed to introduce pilots, their families and friends to the beauty of the Islands and the same time meet new pilots traveling on our Fly-ins, while Islands hopping.. The Islands of The Bahamas, only 46 nautical miles from Florida, offer pilots the opportunity to explore more Islands, to reach places that most tourist never see, and to enjoy more of what make The Islands Of The Bahamas the most popular vacation destination from Florida

· First-time flyer to the island
· Flying Clubs and Associations
· Repeat visitor with a fear of flying over water by themselves
· Pilot looking for camaraderie and fun in one of the most beautiful flying places in the world
· Pilots who are looking to have a good time
· All the regular Bahamas Fly-in participants
· The European Fly-in community

· Monthly, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
· The first weekend in each month

A full pilot briefing will be given at the airport of departure by your Bahamas lead pilot . We select a FBO along the east coast where your Bahamas lead will answer any questions you may have . Then your Bahamas lead pilot will walk you through all paperwork required to enter The Islands Of The Bahamas.
Upon arrival In The Islands Of The Bahamas, our Tourism escort assist you with Bahamas Customs clearance. On receipt of your registration fee a complete itinerary will be sent to you.
A registration fee of $75.00 covers the plane, special Bahamas Fly-in T-shirts, a Bahamas Fly-in bag, a Bahamas escort, and all the details about flying to The Bahamas. All forms will be provided for Bahamas Customs and U.S. Customs, maps and charts, approach plates, frequencies, etc....
All water and sports activities are listed with prices at the choice of the participants. They are made available ahead of time so as to be able to book them early.

Day One: Leave host airport at 10:00AM for The Islands Of The Bahamas. Check in at host hotel, begin your customized itinerary for fishing, scuba diving, boating, shopping, sightseeing, casino gambling, or just relax on the beach. First evening welcome cocktail reception.

Day Two: Islands Tours, sport activities, and shopping, then return for a scheduled theme evening reception.

Day Three: Return to host airport.