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Site Name HG PG MPG
Ibukiyama Flight Area@(2010)    
  • 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

 Site Name Ibukiyama Flight Area
 Description On a free-standing Ibukiyama (Mt.Ibuki), having nice view of Lake Biwa-ko.
 Location Ueno, Maibara-shi, Shiga Prefecture
By Car 30 minutes from Maibara ramp and 20 minutes from Sekigahara ramp.
By Train 15 minutes to the foot of Ibukiyama by bus from Ohmi-nagaoka Station of JR
 Flying Season April thru December
 School Yes
 Name of School Ibukiyama Paraglider School
 Bilingual Staff No
Name Ibukiyama Blue Sky
Address 488-2 Ueno, Maibara-shi, Shiga Prefecture, Japan 521-0312
TEL 0749-58-1382
FAX 049-58-1450
Check-in desk 09:00∼
 Visitor Rating JHF-P or IPPI ParaPro 4, or greater
 Member's Fee JY10,000/year plus shuttle fare
 Visitor Fee JY2,000/day plus shuttle fare
 Takeoff (TO)
Name Ibukiyama 3rd Stage
Direction NW  W  SW
Terrain 15° slope
Rating 2
Size 30m×30m
TO ASL 730m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings 30%  Ridge Soarings 20%  Sleddies 50%
Rating 4
Altitude TO∼LD 300m
Distance TO∼LD 1,000m
Site Comment
 Landing (LD)
Size 200m×200m plus
Terrain 20° slope
Rating 4
LD ASL 430m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment 80% of the ski slope has a slant of 20° toward southwest.
 Access LD∼TO
 Cross Country Flight Not allowed
 Place of Interest Roadside refreshment station (Shunsai-no-mori), Joy Ibuki (herb home), Green Park Santo (hot spa and loding).
 Others Please contact the desk of Ibukiyama Paraglider School to get permission for using path through the forest. Get together at 09:30 at gondola station. Low power radio, not subject to license, is used.
 Last updated 2010/3/15
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