Kite Organizations

American Kitefliers Association
The American Kitefliers Association was founded in 1964 by the late Robert M. Ingraham of New Mexico. Now, with over 2,000 members, in 25 countries, the AKA is the largest association of kiters in the world. Their purpose is to educate the public in the art, history, technology, and practice of building and flying kites – to advance the joys and values of kiting in all nations.

Drachen Foundation
The Drachen Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation devoted to the increase and diffusion of knowledge about kites world wide. We now fortify that mandate with the digitization of what we’ve experienced and collected. We are morphing into the world’s largest collaboration of kites online.

AKA Region 4 Facebook
American Kitefliers Associaton (AKA) Region 4 encompasses Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Puerto Rico

Other Local Kite Organizations

Kiting Tampa Bay
Kiting Tampa Bay was founded in October of 2011 with the concept of advancing kiting in the Tampa Bay area. Our motto is “Just Friends Flying Kites” and we’ve made a lot more friends this year.

Emerald Coast Kite Flyers Club
Emerald Coast Kite Flyers Club is a group of people of all ages, sex and
race who share a love for flying kites. They are located on the beautiful Northwest Florida Gulf Coast.Their membership stretches from Pensacola
to Destin.

The Villages Cloud Chasers
The Villages Cloud Chasers was created in September 2001 by Barb Hall. The club was formed to provide a venue for folks interested in flying stunt, fighter and single line kites. Each has different levels of challenge and/or tranquility. The Villages Cloud Chasers welcomes all Villages residence and their guest. Bring you own kite or use one of our member’s kites that are available.

Local Central Florida Kite Shops

Kite Stop
Run by professional kite flyer (and CFKC member), John Lutter, Kite Stop is an online kite and skill shop based in Central Florida (Orlando / Cocoa Beach / Titusville).

World-wide Kite Events

One Sky One World
One Sky One World promotes annual activities in concurrence with events in hundreds of locations around the World on the Second Sunday of Every October utilizing the multi-cultural symbol of the kite and the ocean of air that we all share.

Other Kite Community Projects

Kite Life
Online magazine devoted to kite flying of all kinds, proud to host out-of-print magazine archives and video tutorials.

I Fly Kites
A community project to show the diversity and international nature that surrounds the kite community. Join us today by sending in your video telling the world that “I Fly Kites!”