Linzhou Paragliding Club is the best professional paragliding club in Linzhou. There is the wonderful place for flying - Linlü Mountain International Flying Site, which is regarded as the holy sites by Chinese pilots. Each year we give warm reception to thousands of pilots from the world. We provide tandem flight, training, event organizing and equipment selling.
Since Linzhou Paragliding Club founded in 2004,we have organized lots of competitions. Especially 2010 PWC and 2012 3rd Paragliding Asian Championship were held in Linzhou with great success and made a good impression to pilots. Our professional skill and experience will guarantee your satisfaction.
Linzhou is located 600km south of Beijing with more than 1 million populations. There are 1000m-1700m high sheer rock-face forms the dividing line between a massif of ragged mountain ranges and extensive flat plain. So nature bestows on Linzhou a natural flying site.
Linlü Mountain International Flying Site is located in the east of Taihang Mountain, which is situated in the west of Linzhou, Henan Province. Its flying condition is known as First in Asia and Top in the World. Because Linlü Mountain Separates from Linzhou basin completely, its relative vertical height is more than 800m, and 1000-1700m above sea level. The take off slope is about 35 degree with 15000 square meters. Pilots can take off at the same time. The Flying area is 30km in latitude and 150km in longitude. Pilots can fly all wind direction except NW and W wind. The landing site is in the vast farm land and convenient for retrieving. But the main landing zone is at the foot of the take-off, which you can see clearly on the take-off. Because the terrain in Linzhou is high in the west and low in the east, so the pilot should avoid western land.
The weather in Linzhou is very suitable for free flying except windy February and March. The thermal is perfect from April to October at average 2-3m/s. It is around 5-6 m/s in May and June. The best climbing altitude is 4700m. Flying over the flat area is easy for navigation and retrieving.
A lot of paragliding event and competition were organized in Linzhou. There are national, continental and international events with the support of Linzhou government, Anyang government, Aero Sports Federation of China, PWC Association and CIVL. It trained many skilled pilots and helps a lot in paragliding development in China. Linzhou is a medium city and the transportation and communication are very convenient. The serving facilities are fully equipped. Moreover, Linzhou has colorful local custom and cultural life. Hospitable Linzhou people sincerely welcome you to Linzhou to share the joy and freedom in the sky.
Take-off – coordinates: N36°8′ 56″ E113°44′ 2″
Landing – coordinates: N36°8′ 57″ E113°46′ 10″
The accommodation in Linzhou is convenient and comfortable. There are three hotels about 500m from the landing zone. The facilities of the hotels are very good. The price is 120RMB-398RMB including breakfast and two beds. After landing, you can walk back to the hotel directly, which takes about 20 minutes. Or you can also live in the city center, which will be much more convenient.