Student Life

Life In Daytona Beach


Living The Dream

Some say location is everything. In the case of Daytona Beach, we would agree. Daytona has its own special place in America’s aviation history and being based on Florida’s east coast, we get to enjoy incredible weather all year round.

The beach here seemingly stretches forever – with 23 miles of gorgeous white sand that was originally used as a runway before Daytona Airport was built!

You’ll be amongst other like-minded people all with a passion for learning to fly and with the help of our Admissions team you’ll be living in off-school accommodations.

Things To Do

Daytona Beach is full of diverse activities and things going on in-between flight school. With its vast open spaces, array of local attractions and vibrant culture and sporting scenes it’s no surprise why so many students decide to make it their home away from home. Whatever you want from your flight school experience, you’ll find it at Phoenix East and Daytona Beach.

Motor Racing

Daytona International Speedway is the home to the famous Daytona 500. You’ll be flying over this incredible racetrack that attracts millions of race fans from all over the world.

Daytona’s World Famous Beach

Did you know that the beach witnessed the first ever twin engine flight? Nowadays its home to two surf clubs, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing and a whole array of water based activities. You can even drive on it during the day.


With outstanding weather and incredible accommodation at affordable prices it’s no wonder that Daytona is home to dozens of festivals including the world renowned Bike Week each March.

Theme Parks

Perfect for a day trip are the Florida theme parks including the famous Disneyworld, Universal Studios, Sea World and LEGO Land. Or if you cant be away from aviation too long head down to the Kennedy Space Center. All are within an hours drive from Daytona Beach.


We’re blessed with pretty much every cuisine from around the world to suit every budget and with on accommodation gym’s at almost all our apartments you’ll be able to work it all off.


At PEA, some students elect to buy a car, which they then sell at the end of their training while others  keep fit by cycling in. Our admissions team can help you choose the best way.

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Contact Us

If you’re unsure about any aspect of the application process or have any questions give our team a call on 1-800-868-4359 or +1-386-258-0703, we’re happy to answer any questions you might have.

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