Hang gliding is an air sport that gives you the opportunity to feel like a pilot. With this extreme sport, you feel the explosion of adrenaline while you are above the clouds. You feel like a giant because the ground from upside down seems to be like a tiny spot. So, if you want to feel free like a bird, you should find the perfect place to make your imagination a reality.
- HOW TO GO
Hang Gliding in Magaliesburg, Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa
Magaliesburg is home to the Magalies Gliding Club which operates at the Orient Airfield. Gliding here is weather dependent. The spot, that is the airfield, lies at 5100 ft/1554 m above mean sea level and enjoys some of the best thermal soaring conditions.
More often than not, flying days offer thermals between 1-5 m/3.2-16 ft per second climbs as high as 15000 m/49213 ft above mean sea level (AMSL). Regular distance covered is 300 km/186 mi, however there have been cases where pilots have been able to cover 500-700 km/311-435 mi flights.
The spot normally operates during weekends and works on a first come first served basis.
How to Get to Destination
The Gautrain station links the airport to other metropolitan cities in the area. There is a transit terminal between domestic and international terminal
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