LAKELAND, Florida (August 4, 2022) | Lakeland Linder International Airport will host a U.S. Army Airborne Operations Training Mission on Thursday, August 11, 2022 from 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. This release is to advise the public that there is no cause for alarm if they see low-flying aircraft and paratroopers in the vicinity of Lakeland Linder International Airport. In order to ensure a safe operating environment for all personnel, this military training mission is closed to the public.


Kris Hallstrand
Acting Airport Manager
Lakeland Linder International Airport
Town of Lakeland
[email protected]

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The city of Lakeland was incorporated in January 1885 and became one of the largest inland communities in Florida. With a current population of over 100,000, Lakeland continues to grow. It has been designated a Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area by the US Census Bureau for over 30 years. With tourist attractions and Gulf beaches just an hour’s drive away, Lakeland continues to capitalize on its convenient central Florida location along the I-4 corridor. The city owns and operates Lakeland Electric, Florida’s third largest utility and was one of the first to bring electricity to the Sunshine State more than 110 years ago.

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