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Site Name HG PG MPG
Dodairasan Flight Area    
  • 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 Dodairasan Flight Area
 Description It is located in such a short distance as 1 hour and a half from Tokyo and has two sites either for south wind or west wind. Flight is possible year round.
 Location Shiroishi, Higashi Chichibu-mura, Chichibu-gun, and Shobudaira, Ohno, Tokigawa-mura, Hiki-gun, Saitama Prefecture
By Car 40 minutes from Tsurugashima IC of Kan'etsu Expressway
By Train Pick-up service is provided at Mizuhodai Station of Tobu Tojo Line and Minami Otsuka Station of Seibu Shinjuku Line.
 Flying Season Year round
 School Yes
 Name of School Dodaira Skypark Paraglider School
 Bilingual Staff Japanese/Korean
Name Dodaira Skypark Paraglider School
Address Shobudaira, Oaza Ohno, Tokigawa-mura, Hiki-gun, Saitama Prefecture, Japan 354-0021
TEL 0493-67-1733
FAX 0493-67-1733
Email info@dd-skypark.com
URL http://dd-skypark.com/
Check-in desk 09:00∼10:00
 Visitor Rating JHF-NP or IPPI ParaPro 3 accmpanied by JHF-P or IPPI ParaPro 4, or greater
 Member's Fee JY30,000/year (plus area fee JY1,500)
 Visitor Fee JY3,000/day
 Takeoff (TO)
Name Dodairasan Top North TO
Kengamine Top South TO
Direction S W
Terrain Flat slope
Rating 1  2
Size West Area 9,900m²
TO ASL Dodairasan Top North 870m
Kengamine Top South 810m
GPS Coordinates Dodairasan Top North N36.006573 E139.190102
Kengamine Top South N35.997715 E139.186839
Site Comment West Area has spce of 40m×160m for top landing.
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings 50%  Ridge Soarings 30%  Sleddies 20%
Rating 1 2 3
Altitude TO∼LD 450m
Distance TO∼LD 1,500m
Site Comment Thermal soaring in South Area, thermal and ridge soaring in West Area.
 Landing (LD)
Size 50m×100m
Terrain Flat and moderate slope
Rating 1 2%nbsp;3
LD ASL Dodairasan West Hillside 465m
Kengamine South Hillside 520m420m
GPS Coordinates Dodairasan West HillsideLD N36.012176 E139.179829
Kengamine South HillsideLD N35.990692 E139.185767
Site Comment You would need to practice to fly above basin in South Area. It is easier to make landing approach in West Area along the straight leg.
 Access LD∼TO 15 minutes by car
 Cross Country Flight Allowed
 Place of Interest There is only a few flight area available during winter season from autumn thru early spring in Kanto region and Dodairasan area among others provides the best condition of flight.
 Last updated 2023/6/1
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