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Nanyo Sky Park
Zao Bodaira Flight Area      
  • PG=paraglider  HG=hang glider  MPG=motor paraglider  JR=Japan Railway

 Site Name Nanyo Sky Park
 Location Nanyo City, Yamagata Prefecture
 Type Hang Glider, Paraglider, Motor Hang Glider, Motor Paraglider
 Direction 20 minutes by car from JR Akayu Station@20 minutes by car from Nanyo Takahata IC of Yamagata-Chuo Expressway
 Flying Season Year-round
Name Nanyo-shi Sky Leisure Shinko Kyogikai
Address 1970-4 Kunugizuka, Nanyo City, Yamagata Prefecture
TEL 0238-40-2149
Email info@soaringsystems.co.jp
URL soaringsystems.co.jp
Entry Fee  
Membship Fee  
 Visiting Pilot
Visitor Rating JHF-P (Rating under JHF-P is accepted when accompanied by instructor)
Visitor Fee JY3,000/day@JY18,000/year
Name Jyubuichiyama TO
Terrain N@35 width@50 depth@15-25 degree slope
Height 300m
Google Map 357V+H6 Nanyo City, Yamagata Prefecture
LD-TO Access 15 minutes by car
Name Takatsumujiyama TO
Terrain NW SE@50 width@25 depth@25 degree slope
Height 500m
Google Map 3683+HH Nanyo City, Yamagata Prefecture
LD-TO Access 25 minutes by car
Name Nanyo Sky Park Main Landing
Size 15,000u
Vertical Distance from TO 1.2q from Jyubuichiyama TO@2.5q from Takatsumujiyama TO
Google Map 353J+6W Nanyo City, Yamagata Prefecture
Recommended Approach  
Terrain Wide flat field located in paddy field, with no obstacles such as power lines on approach leg.
Site Comment For both of hang glider and paraglider. Apology visiting is must when you make outside landing. Recovering to status quo or compensation for damage is required.
 Others Sky Ranger Shinko Kyogikai of Nanyo City is in charge of maintenance of the falicilities and safety of flying. The area is part of Yamagata Prefecture Nature Park and the landing is located in designated zone for agricultural promotion specialized in paddy rice farming. Understanding and cooperation for our flying by local residents are indispensable. We wish you take good care about nature and put safety first.
 Last updated 2022/3/14
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 Site Name Zao Bodaira Flight Area
 Description Panoramic view would be enjoyed from takeoff located at 1,450m ASL.
 Location Liza Ski Area, Zao Bodaira Kogen, Kaminoyama City, Yamagata Prefecture
By Car About 1 hour via Echo Line from Shiroishi IC of Tohoku Expressway.
By Train Get off at Kiminoyama Onsen Station of Yamagata Shinkansen and take shuttle bus to the last stop.
 Flying Season May∼October
 School Yes
 Name of School Zao Bodaira Paraglider School
 Bilingual Staff Japanese/Indonesian, Japanese/Malay
Name Ishii Pension
Address Zao Bodaira Kogen, Kaminoyama City, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan 999-3113
TEL 023-679-2772
FAX 023-679-2801
Email zao-bodaira@macbase.or.jp
URL http://pension141.com/para.htmll
Check-in desk 10:00∼12:00
 Visitor Rating JHF-NP or IPPI ParaPro stage 3 accompanied by JHF-P or ParaPro stage 4, or greater
 Member's Fee JY5,000/year plus JY300
 Visitor Fee JY1,000/day plus JY300
 Takeoff (TO)
Direction SW W NW
Terrain Flat
Rating 3
Size 30m×50m
TO ASL 1,450m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment Forest of Japanese beech on both sides for about 10m stretch.
 Condition of Flight
Soaring Ratio Thermal Soarings 30%  Ridge Soarings 20%  Sleddies 50%
Rating 3
Altitude TO∼LD 350m
Distance TO∼LD 1,300km
Site Comment
 Landing (LD)
Size 400m×200m
Terrain Moderate slope
Rating 2
LD ASL 1,100m
GPS Coordinates
Site Comment Moderate slope but your flight leg would extend more than you'd expect when making usual approach to flat field.
 Access LD∼TO 1 minute's walk plus 10 minutes by car, total 11 minutes
 Cross Country Flight Allowed (reporting by radio is required)
 Place of Interest Center of Zao. Restaurant at landing zone. Zao hot spring and Kaminoyama spa, either of which is within 40 minutes by car.
 Last updated 8/29/2003
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