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South Lantau East

Flyable wind direction場地可飛風向:
South (S-SE) 南 (南至東南)

Required pilot rating飛行員資歷要求:
Solo: HKPA 3 holders or above
Under instruction: HKPA 1 holders or above
Tandem operation: HKPA T1 holders or above

Altitude Limit高度限制:

Class C (Lantau CTR)

Emergency:  Call 999 (or +852 3661 1696 when using Mainland signal for Lantau South Police)

Click on the icons to see details of takeoff/landing and walking path


South Lantau is separated into two flying zones (east and west) this page is a about the East flying site.
Please be reminded that crossing between the two flying sites is strictly prohibited because of Helicopter Traffic in the gap.
大嶼山南部分為兩個飛行區(東面西面) ,此頁面是關於東面飛行場的。請注意,東涌道是直升機航道,嚴禁越過在兩個飛行地點之間的直升機航道。

South Lantau is one of two Southerly sites in Hong Kong. It is mostly a Soaring site, with good thermals on a sunny day. 

There is reliable lift to the Right of Take Off above the rock cliff and all along the front depending upon the conditions. Take off area is narrow and it is not forgiving, should not be taken lightly. 

Special Requirement:

The site is in controlled airspace close to the GFS Base at HK International Airport. There are special requirements.

  • You MUST CONTACT the Government Flying Service Prior to flying the site PH: 23058301. They will want to know which side you are flying and your duration of flight.
  • You must not fly across the Road from one side to the other. This is an active Helicopter Lane
  • DO NOT Enter Cloud on this site. There are Aircraft nearby.
  • Pilots should be proficient in the emergency procedures of ditching (landing in the water) before takeoff. Please refer to the emergency landing webpage for further information.

  • Pilots should consider wearing a personal flotation device meeting the EN 399 standard when flying over water.
    飛行員在飛越水面時應考慮穿戴符合EN 399標準的個人助浮裝置。

Landing Zone:

Lower Cheung Sha beach

The LZ is next to the small water way. If you land to the Right of the waterway you can easily walk to the pickup area behind at the Beach Club. You can gets drink there too. Look out and perform your landing away from swimmer and spectator on the beach.


Winds to look for on the HKO website are Chung Chau with as much S as possible and force 2-3. Never takeoff a paraglider in force 5 and above wind condition.
在天文台網站上尋找的風向是:長洲偏南風 2至3級。不要嘗試在風力5級或以上情況進行滑翔傘活動。


Getting to South Lantau – Take the MTR to Tung Chung. You can either get a Blue Taxi ( Exit C ) toward Cheung Sha, or get any NLB bus ( Exit A ) to Mui Wo, Ngong Ping or Tai O. In either case when you can see the top of the hill get out at the Pak Kung Au bus stop.

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