The first "Fly In" at Smith Mountain Lake is a fundraiser to help Smith Mountain Lake Christian Academy.
It was a chance for people to fly around the lake for $30.
The "Fly In" not only created a buzz in aviation but also businesses along the lake.
Owner of Bedford Landings Bed and Breakfast Karen Phillips says they are seeing more bookings from word of mouth.
"We love people here at the airport because we're located right adjacent to the airport with bedford landings our bed and breakfast it can bring people on this side of the lake help them see what we have going on here," Phillips said.