Sunshine Skies Historic Commuter Airlines of Florida and Georgia, written by David P. Henderson

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AIR SUNSHINE

Air Sunshine, "The Florida Keys Own Airline", flew from 1974 to 1979. Originally known as AAT, Air Sunshine operated a fleet of DC-3s and Convair 440s from Miami and Tampa to the Florida Keys. The airline was absorbed by Air Florida in 1979.


Air Sunshine Douglas DC-3 N75KW at Key West in 1978.

Air Sunshine Douglas DC-3 at Key West.



Convair 440s were operated between Miami, Marathon, and Key West. N477KW is pictured on short final at Miami in 1978. This aircraft later flew with Ocean Airways.

Air Sunshine Convair 440 at Miami in 1978.



Air Sunshine timetable from July 15, 1977

Air Sunshine timetable


Here's an Air Sunshine map of Tampa International Airport. Click the image for a higher resolution version along with some additional maps.




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Updated April 27, 2011