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Site Name HG PG MPG
Sendaihira Area (2015)  
Goreibitsu Toge Area (2015)    
Oguni Flight Area (2003)    
Aizu Takaraha Kogen Takatsue Ski Resort Flight Area (2003)    
Sky Park Haneyama (2003)  
Air Park Sannokura Kogen (2003)
Inawashiro Paraglider 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 Sendaihira Area
 Description Ridge extends for about 1.5km to south and west from the takeoff. Beginner pilots can enjoy soaring when there is a wind of 3 to 5 m/s. You would find thermal generations often and it is not uncommon to have such a good condition as of gaining 2,000m altitude in spring.
 Location Takine-cho, Tamura-gun, Fukushima Prefecture
 Access
By Car 16km or about 20 minutes from Funabiki-Miharu ramp of Ban'etsu Expressway via Tohoku Expressway. 11km or about 15 minutes from Ono ramp of Ban'etsu Expressway via Joban Expressway.
By Train
 Flying Season Year round
 School Yes
 Name of School
 Bilingual Staff
 Contact
Name Sendaidaira Soaring Club: Chairman Hiromi Saito
Address 608 Aoba-cho, Sukagawa City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan 962-0811
TEL 0248-72-7565
FAX
Email
URL
Check-in Desk
 Visitor Rating JHF-B or IPPI ParaPro/SafePro stage 2 accompanied by instructor or greater
 Member's Fee JY10,000/year
 Visitor Fee JY2,000/day
 Takeoff (TO)
Name
Direction NW W SW S
Terrain
Rating 2
Size Glider×1  100 gliders at set-up area
TO ASL 850m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings 60%  Ridge Soarings 30%  Sleddies 10%
Rating 2
Altitude TO∼LD 450m
Distance TO∼LD 1.8km
Site Comment
 Landing (LD)
Size 70m×90m
Terrain Bumpy
Rating 2
LD ASL 450m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment
 Access LD∼TO 12 minutes by car
 Cross Country Flight Allowed
 Place of Interest
 Others Flight Check-in Log is kept at Senshinso lodge at entrance.
 Last updated 2015/10/19
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PG
 Site Name Goreibitsu Toge Area
 Description There is no houses on the flight course and landing field is near. Every pilot from beginners to experts can fly without pressure. One of very few sites where pilots can fly in east wind.
 Location Ose-cho, Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture
 Access
By Car 15km or 30 minutes from Koriyama ramp of Tohoku Expressway.
By Train
 Flying Season April-Early December  Closed when road is closed due to snow.
 School
 Name of School
 Bilingual Staff
 Contact
Name Sendaidaira Soaring Club (PG Section)
Address
TEL 0248-72-7565
FAX
Email
URL
Check-in Desk
 Visitor Rating JHF-B or IPPI ParaPro/SafePro stage 2 accompanied by instructor or greater
 Member's Fee
 Visitor Fee None
 Takeoff (TO)
Name
Direction NE E SE S
Terrain Slope
Rating 2
Size 5 paragliders
TO ASL
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings %  Ridge Soarings %  Sleddies %
Rating 2
Altitude TO∼LD 300m
Distance TO∼LD 0.8km
Site Comment
 Landing (LD)
Size 100m×150m
Terrain Gradual slope
Rating 2
LD ASL
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment Be cautious of gradual slope.
 Access LD∼TO 10 minutes by car
 Cross Country Flight Allowed
 Place of Interest
 Others
 Last updated 2015/10/19
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HG
 Site Name Oguni Flight Area
 Description Altitude of 830m and you can find soaring condition at more than 85% ratio.
 Location Bandaisan Nishigawa, Higashigawa Sanroku, Kitakata City, Fukushima Prefecture
 Access
By Car 15 minutes from Kawatoh ramp of Bandai Highway.
By Train 10 minutes by taxi to Kumakura/Oguni direction from Kitakata Station of Etsusei Line.
 Flying Season April-December
 School Yes
 Name of School Rainbow Aizu Hanggliding School
 Bilingual Staff
 Contact
Name Rainbow Aizu
Address Aza Shinchi, Inawashiro-machi, Yama-gun, Fukushima Prefecture 969-3113
TEL 0242-62-3826  090-4882-7881 (mobile Kojima)
FAX 0242-62-3826
Email windsong@nifty.com
URL
Check-in Desk 10:00∼21:00
 Visitor Rating JHF-P or IPPI SafePro stage 4
 Member's Fee JY30,000/year
 Visitor Fee JY2,000/day
 Takeoff (TO)
Name Oguni Takeoff
Direction N S SW W NW
Terrain Slope
Rating 2
Size 8m×12m
TO ASL 1,130m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings 85%  Ridge Soarings 5%  Sleddies 10%
Rating 3
Altitude TO∼LD 830m
Distance TO∼LD 4,300m
Site Comment
 Landing (LD)
Size 50m×170m
Terrain Slope, slightly westerly down
Rating 4
LD ASL 300m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment 2 ways of landing path from either north or south.
 Access LD∼TO 20 minutes by car
 Cross Country Flight Allowed subject to declaration and limited to JHF-P or equivalent pilot.
 Place of Interest Kitakata rahmen (noodle), sightseeing spots such as Oguni-numa Lake, Inawashiro-ko Lake, Mt.Bandai, and Mt.Ura-Bandai. A lot of hot springs around the site.
 Others
 Last updated 7/8/2003
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PG
 Site Name Aizu Takahara Kogen Takatsue Ski Resort Flight Area
 Description Slope for experience flight and takeoff suited for high altitude flight would satisfy both beginners and expert fliers.
 Location 535 Takatsuehara, Tateiwa-mura, Minami-Aizu-gun, Fukushima Prefecture
 Access
By Car Nishi-Nasuno-Shiobara ramp of Tohoku Expressway - R400 - R121 - Aizu Astorial Hotel
By Train Asakusa Station of Tobu Railway∼Aizu Kogen Station∼Aizu Bus and get off at Hasso for pick up.
 Flying Season Early May-Mid November
 School Yes
 Name of School Aizu Kogen Leisure Service
 Bilingual Staff
 Contact
Name Aizu Kogen Leisure Service
Address 114-2 Shoja, Tateiwa-mura, Minami-Aizu-gun, Fukushima Prefecture 967-0322
TEL 0241-78-5066
FAX 0241-78-5010
Email support@aizukogen.com
URL http://www.aizukougen.co.jp/
Check-in Desk 09:15∼21:30
 Visitor Rating Members of the school only
 Member's Fee
 Visitor Fee
 Takeoff (TO)
Name
Direction N W NW
Terrain Flat slope
Rating 1-2
Size 50m×50m
TO ASL
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment 3×3 paragliders on training slope
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings %  Ridge Soarings %  Sleddies %
Rating
Altitude TO∼LD
Distance TO∼LD
Site Comment
 Landing (LD)
Size 50m×300m
Terrain Flat
Rating 1
LD ASL 950m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment Smooth long slope of skiing ground gives no pressure.
 Access LD∼TO 2 minute's walk plus 15 minutes by car, total 17 minutes
 Cross Country Flight Not accepted
 Place of Interest Yunohana Hot Spring, Kizoku Hot Spring, Mt.Tashiro, Oze, fly fishing on montain stream, "BAN'YA" Soba (buckwheat noodle) Shop, "KANEMARU" Restaurant, "OASIS" Chinese Restaurant.
 Others
 Last updated 7/16/2003
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PG MPG
 Site Name Sky Park Haneyama
 Description You can take off in every direction of 360 degree. Many chances for satisfacory flight.
 Location Haneyama, Towa-cho, Adachi-gun, Fukushima Prefecture
 Access
By Car Take R4 from Nihonmatsu ramp of Tohoku Expressway to the direction of Fukushima, and R62, then Route 349.
By Train Get off at Nihonmatsu Station of Tohoku Main Line.
 Flying Season Year round
 School Yes
 Name of School WING IT
 Bilingual Staff Japanese/English
 Contact
Name WING IT
Address
TEL 0243-46-2143
FAX 0243-46-2153
Email wingit@corol.ocn.ne.jp
URL
Check-in Desk 08:30∼18:00
 Visitor Rating JHF-B or IPPI ParaPro stage 2 accompanied by instructor or greater
 Member's Fee JY15,000/year
 Visitor Fee JY2,000/day
 Takeoff (TO)
Name Haneyama Takeoff
Direction N E S SW W NW
Terrain Slope
Rating 1
Size 50m×40m
TO ASL 877m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings 50%  Ridge Soarings 30%  Sleddies 20%
Rating 2
Altitude TO∼LD 377m 430m 170m
Distance TO∼LD 1km 22km 0.5km
Site Comment
 Landing (LD)
Size 100m×40m
Terrain
Rating 3
LD ASL 500m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment
 Access LD∼TO 15 minutes by car
 Cross Country Flight Allowed
 Place of Interest TAKE hot spring, YUKAWASO lodge, "KAWASAKIYA" Restaurant, "Den-chan" Restaurant, "Key-chan" Restaurant
 Others
 Last updated 7/16/2003
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HG PG
 Site Name Air Park Sannokura Kogen
 Description Thermal area providing many chances for soaring flight.
 Location Atsushio-kano-mura, Yama-gun, Fukushima Prefecture
 Access
By Car Get off at Aizuwakamatsu ramp of Joban Expressway via Koriyama junction of Tohoku Expressway and take National R121 for Kitakata/Yonezawa for 30 minuts.
By Train Take Ban'etsu Line from Koriyama Station of Tohoku Shinkansen and get off at Kitakata Station, then 10 minutes by car or bus.
 Flying Season Year-round except weekdays during winter season of Dec-Mar.
 School Yes
 Name of School Sannokura Paraglider School
 Bilingual Staff Yes, Japanese/English
 Contact
Name Katz Ltd.
Address 16-2 Aza Gomeyama, Oaza Kano, Atsushio-kano-mura, Yma-gun, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan 966-0103
TEL 0241-36-3363
FAX 0241-36-3363
Email k.katz@dion.ne.jp
URL http://www.d9.dion.ne.jp/~k.katz/
Check-in Desk 08:00-20:00
 Visitor Rating JHF-B or IPPI ParaPro/SafePro stage 2 accompanied by instructor or greater
 Member's Fee JY10,000/year
 Visitor Fee JY2,000/day
 Takeoff (TO)
Name Sannokura Takeoff
Direction NE E SE S SW W
Terrain Falt
Rating 3
Size 30m×50m
TO ASL 800m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment Natural lawn is laid and space is for 3-4 paragliders.
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings 70%  Ridge Soarings 10%  Sleddies 20%
Rating 4
Altitude TO∼LD 450m
Distance TO∼LD 2km
Site Comment Fly along the mountain range.
 Landing (LD)
Size 50m×200m (50m×70m during May thru September)
Terrain Flat
Rating 2
LD ASL 350m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment No obstacles.
 Access LD∼TO 10 minute's walk plus 10 minutes by car plus 7 minutes by mono-rack cart, total 27 minutes
 Cross Country Flight Allowed
 Place of Interest There are many sightseeing spots in the area of Kitakata famous for rahmen noodle in soup and Aizuwakamatsu, castle town. Needless to say, many hot springs and places to stay.
 Others "Kome Kome Cup" of paraglider will be held in October.
 Last updated 7/23/2003
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PG
 Site Name Inawashiro Paraglider Area
 Description Spacious landing field and good location of magnificent view.
 Location 7105 Hayama, Inawashiro-cho, Yma-gun, Fukushima Prefecture
 Access
By Car Tohoku Expressway and 10 minutes from Bandai Kogen ramp of Joban Expressway.
By Train 5 minutes by taxi from Inawashiro Station of Banetsu Line.
 Flying Season April-October
 School Yes
 Name of School Inawashiro Paraglider School
 Bilingual Staff Yes, Japanese/English
 Contact
Name Sports Pal (Inawashiro Paraglider School)
Address 7105 Hayama, Inawashiro-cho, Yma-gun, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan 969-3102
TEL 0242-63-0220
FAX 0242-63-0220
Email info@sportpal.co.jp
URL http://sportspal.co.jp/
Check-in Desk 09:00-13:00
 Visitor Rating JHF-B or IPPI ParaPro/SafePro stage 2 accompanied by instructor or greater
 Member's Fee JY20,000/year plus pick-up charge JY500
 Visitor Fee JY2,500/day plus pick-up charge JY500
 Takeoff (TO)
Name Minero A   Minero B   Furiko-saka  Top
Direction E SE S
Terrain
Rating 1 2 3
Size 2 to 4 paragliders
TO ASL 1,400m 1,200m 1,000m 800m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment Good running is must and do not jump onto harness.
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings %  Ridge Soarings %  Sleddies %
Rating 3
Altitude TO∼LD 650m 500m 400m 100m
Distance TO∼LD 2.2km (the logest stretch)
Site Comment
 Landing (LD)
Size 200m×400m
Terrain Flat
Rating 3 4
LD ASL 750m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment Landing field is wide. Take it easy when making your descent for landing!
 Access LD∼TO total 0-20 minutes
 Cross Country Flight Allowed
 Place of Interest Aizuwakamatsu. World Glass Hall and Local Beer Brewery (10 minutes by car). Hayama Hot Spring (0 minute).
 Others
 Last updated 6/24/2003
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