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 Saarbrücken Airport, Saarbrücken, Saarland Germany
Have you ever dreamed of flying? You can live this amazing experience by practicing air sports. These are very popular around Saarbrücken area. Particularly in the Saarbrücken airport a lot of flying activity can be found. Hang Gliding is a very famous air sport and an alternate way of flying. Conquer the third dimension with the simplest aircraft!
The airport lies at an elevation of 322 m/1058 ft. GPS coordinates for the airport are 49°12′52″N 07°06′34″E. Wind in the area usually blows from the west with an average speed of 8 knots/9.2 mph.
The average air temperature in winter is 5°C/41°F and in summer 20°C/68°F. Your one of a kind experience will start by rising at about 600 m/1968.6 ft. Then you will soundlessly glide through the air over the magnificent scenery of the Saarbrücken area. After a short flight you will gently land at the airport area. So don’t wait any more! Book your flight and live the ultimate dream!