South Lantau is separated into two flying zones (east and west) this page is a about the West flying site.
Please be reminded that crossing between the two flying sites is strictly prohibited because of Helicopter Traffic in the gap
South Lantau is one of two Southerly sites in Hong Kong. It is mostly a Soaring site, with good thermals on a sunny day. The site allows limited XC flights with great views and a easy beach landing.
Pak Kung Au bus stop,Tung Chung Rd, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
00000 Hong Kong
Winds to look for on the HKO website are Chung Chau with as much S as possible and force 2-3. Never fly in force 5 and above wind condition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
4 to December
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