There are many Flying sites in Hong Kong. Mostly they cater for East winds, but it is possible to fly in nearly all wind directions throughout the year.
The majority of the sites are Soaring sites with reasonable options for landing and top landing, however there are some very challenging sites which deserve consideration and experience flying them due to local conditions and Landing options
There are strict limits placed on our flying here in Hong Kong, Please do not fly outside the approved areas
Hong Kong has sensitive airspace that we do not wish to lose. It has taken years to gain sites and they can be lost in a moment should pilots not be careful
Hong Kong is home to a very busy International Airport.
There are height limits at all of the sites that MUST be adhered to.
IMPORTANT: Any flight outside the legal flight areas is not allowed - if there is any incident of any kind it is not condoned by the HKPA and you are not covered by any insurances.Paragliding areas are set out in the Civil Aviation Department AIP section 5.5
Click here to Download Google Earth .kmz file to view sites. ( HK paragliding zone.kmz)
As Paragliding in Hong Kong becomes more popular, we are getting more and more crowded at the Launch and Top Landing area.
This has led to some incidents and accidents and it is time that this was discussed.
Internationally, there are general rules of etiquette when it comes to launching, and especially so when it is at a Top Landing site like Ma On Shan and Long Kee Wan.
The following is a suggested set of rules to improve safety in Hong Kong