Visit the Bahamas without leaving the airport

Historic City News readers are invited to visit the Northeast Florida Regional Airport Saturday, June 2, when our local 12,000 square-foot “state-of-the-art” airline terminal will be transformed into a Bahamian island paradise as part of “Destination Bahamas” events.

Admission is free to this afternoon-long celebration of easy travel — available directly between St Augustine and the Islands of the Bahamas.

Live performances by a Bahamas Junkanoo band will entertain the attendees as they enjoy a lunch of traditional Bahamian food.

Scheduled seminars include:

10:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M.
“Fly Fishing in the Bahamas”
Capt. Clint Kemp, Blackfly Lodge, Schooner Bay, Abaco

11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
“Let’s Fly to the Islands of the Bahamas”
With Joel Weaner
Sponsored by Faasteam, National Aviation Safety Foundation

12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. – Lunch Break/Junkanoo Band

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
”Survival Gear Requirements and Search and Rescue”
With Lt. Col. Luis Garcia, Florida Wing Civil Air Patrol Chief Of Staff
Sponsored by FLWG Civil Air Patrol, National Aviation Safety Foundation

2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Ravi “The Raviator”
Accomplished Musician and Pilot
Aviation’s most provocative motivational speaker
Expert on reaching the younger generation

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism joins the Northeast Florida Regional Airport at St Augustine in sponsoring this fun-filled day dedicated to all the wonderful things offered in the Islands.

Air charter companies will be on hand to offer you a glimpse of the aircraft they have available for travel to and from the Bahamas. Marine related businesses will be promoting fishing, diving and snorkeling.


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