Daytona/New Smyrna to Sun n Fun

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  1. woodstock

    woodstock Final Approach

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    how far is the drive? I seem to remember it would be a few hours at least...
     
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    bbchien Touchdown! Greaser!

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    90 nmiles. That's usually 2.5 hours in a car.
     
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    Depends on the time of day. Leaving Daytona early puts you in the teeth of the I-4 crawl from the northern suburbs into Orlando. On a bad day that could add an hour.

    No traffic time is about two hours. Plan on backups north of Orlando in the morning and in the evening you might hit one near the attractions. If you stay until 5 or later you'll miss the evening northbound I-4 exodus. If you hit that, see paragraph 1.
     
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    thanks. I don't think I'll go, this trip is way too short.

    didn't someone from AOPA used to fly out of New Smyrna? I thought it was Ryan, but I could be wrong.
     
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    Ryan keeps his Twinkie at Sanford.
     
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    ok, I must be thinking of some other new CFI, from AOPA. I seem to remember someone flying for Epic Aviation...