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Site Name HG PG MPG
Kamogawa Area (2003)  
Shirahama Area (2003)  
Futtsu Misaki Area (2003)     ✓ 
  • In the Ratings of Takeoff, Condition of Flight and Landing, 5 means exremely demanding and 1 means the easiest in comparison.
  • PG=paraglider  HG=hang glider  MPG=motor paraglider  JR=Japan Railway

HG PG
 Site Name Kamogawa Area
 Description The site is one of very few area where north wind is used for flight.
 Location Kammogawa City, Chiba Prefecture
 Access
By Car Take R217 or R128 and go along between prefectural road Hota route and Mineoka woodland path.
By Train 20 minutes by car from JR Kamogawa Station
 Flying Season Year round, but October thru February for hang gliders
 School Yes
 Name of School Sky Angel
 Bilingual Staff
 Contact
Name Sky Angel
Address 23-7 Sugiyatsu, Kimitsu City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan 299-1135
TEL 0439-55-1123
FAX 0439-55-1123
Email hagi@orange.plala.or.jp
URL http://www.skyangel.co.jp/
Cehck-in desk 09:00∼19:00
 Visitor Rating JHF-P or IPPI ParaPro/SafePro 4 or greater
 Member's Fee
 Visitor Fee JY1,500/day
 Takeoff (TO)
Name
Direction NW
Terrain Slope
Rating 3
Size About 10 gliders
TO ASL 300m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment Do not jump onto the harness.
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings 30%  Ridge Soarings 40%  Sleddies 30%
Rating 3
Altitude TO∼LD 260m
Distance TO∼LD 2,000m
Site Comment Because thermal point is not near the takeoff, it is required to watch and read carefully condition of wind.
 Landing (LD)
Size 100m×50m
Terrain Flat
Rating 3
LD ASL 40m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment Be cautious about cars because LD is surrounded by roads.
 Access LD∼TO 10 minutes by car
 Cross Country Flight Allowed
 Place of Interest Kamogawa Sea World, Niemonjima Island, Roadside refreshment station OCEAN PARK, and Minnami-no-sato.
 Others
 Last updated 4/25/2003
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HG PG
 Site Name Shirahama Area
 Description Good location looking toward the sea.
 Location Shirahama-cho, Chiba Prefecture
 Access
By Car Kisarazu-Minami ramp of Higashi Kanto Expressway∼R127∼R410
By Train JR bus bound for Shirahama from Tateyama Station of JR Uchobo Line
 Flying Season Year round (closed during summer vacation season for hanggliding)
 School Yes
 Name of School Sky Angel
 Bilingual Staff
 Contact
Name Sky Angel
Address 23-7 Sugiyatsu, Kimitsu City, Chiba Prefecrure, Japan 299-1135
TEL 0439-55-1123
FAX 0439-55-1123
Email hagi@arange.plala.or.jp
URL http://www.skyangel.co.jp/
Check-in desk 09:00∼19:00
 Visitor Rating
 Member's Fee
 Visitor Fee JY15,000/day
 Takeoff (TO)
Name
Direction SW
Terrain SW Slope/SE Steep Slope
Rating 3
Size About 2 gliders (Launch deck provided at SW)
TO ASL 120m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment Difficulty will change depending on wind strength. Reverse takeoff is must.
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings 10%  Ridge Soarings 60%  Sleddies 30%
Rating 2
Altitude TO∼LD 120m
Distance TO∼LD SE 500m/SW 1,000m
Site Comment Watch strength of wind, it gets very strong occasionally.
 Landing (LD)
Size 100m×50m
Terrain Flat
Rating 2
LD ASL 1m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment Pay attention to people on the beach.
 Access LD∼TO SW 10 minutes by car  SE 7 minutes' walk
 Cross Country Flight Allowed
 Place of Interest Awa Nature Village, Shirahama Flower Park, Nanbo Paradise, Tateyama Family Park.
 Others
 Last updated 4/25/2003
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MPG
 Site Name Futtsu Misaki Area
 Description Good location looking toward the sea.
 Location Futtsu City, Chiba Prefecture
 Access
By Car Kisarazu-Minami ramp of Higashi Kanto Expressway∼R16
By Train Bus destined for Futtsu Koen from Aohori Station of JR Uchibo Line
 Flying Season Year round
 School Yes
 Name of School Sky Angel
 Bilingual Staff
 Contact
Name Sky Angel
Address 23-7 Sugiyatsu, Kimitsu City, Chiba Prefecrure, Japan 299-1135
TEL 0439-55-1123
FAX 0439-55-1123
Email hagi@arange.plala.or.jp
URL http://www.skyangel.co.jp/
Check-in desk 09:00∼19:00
 Visitor Rating
 Member's Fee
 Visitor Fee JY15,000/day
 Takeoff (TO)
Name
Direction All except E
Terrain Flat
Rating 1
Size 50m×200m
TO ASL 1 to 2m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment Be careful not to get gliders caught in sands. Pay attention to people on the beach.
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings %  Ridge Soarings %  Sleddies %
Rating 1
Altitude TO∼LD
Distance TO∼LD
Site Comment Watch strength of wind (it gets very strong occasionally). Be aware of route for helicopter of Japan Self Defense Forces.
 Landing (LD)
Size 50m×200m
Terrain Flat
Rating 1
LD ASL 1 to 2m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment TO and LD are in the same place.
 Access LD∼TO TO and LD are in the same place.
 Cross Country Flight Not allowed
 Place of Interest Shellfish gathering at low tide, Mother Bokujo (ranch), Mt.Nokogiriyama, Tokyo Bay Kwannon.
 Others
 Last updated 4/25/2003
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