The Free State is situated on the flat boundless plains in the heart of South Africa. Known locally as the "breadbasket" of South Africa, it is an agricultural city and most of its land lies at 1000 m/3281 ft above sea level. It is the land of rugby, sunny skies and characterized by a continental climate, with warm to hot summers and cool to cold winters.
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Hang Gliding in Lillo, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha Spain
The activity of the aerodrome, except from its famous skydiving center, is gliding. It is mainly performed on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
The orientation of the landing track is 120° /300°, elevation is at 681 m/2260 ft. Its asphalt length is 750 m/2460 ft long with total length of 810 m/2657 ft. Its width is at 18 m/59 ft while its total width is at 92 m/301 ft. Access the aerodrome by radio on 123,375 frequency. There are many circuits to follow covering the neighbor area, contact the club online for a map of the area, circuit and traffic information.
At the Lillo aerodrome, many gliding events and races, like the Wolrd Air Games and the Gliding National Championships, have been held in the past years.