Paragliding Porterville - Airspace

The entire paragliding Porterville area is bound by airspace:

  • Entire Area: Cape Town UTA B - Class C - FL195/FL145.
  • South of Saron: Cape Town TMA E - Class C - FL145/FL085.
  • West of R365/R44: Langebaan Military - FAR45A - FL195/FL1500AGL.

Source:

  • South Western Cape Aeronautical Chart as Published by the Chief Directorate, South Western Cape Second Edition 2000, Aeronautical Edition September 2009.

In broad terms this means:

  • FL140 ceiling applies everywhere.
  • Langebaanweg clearance is required to fly most sites in the area.
  • Stay below FL085 when flying south of Saron.
  • This is "friendly" interpreration is a rough guideline only.
  • The Chief Directorate via South African CIVL Aviation Authority is the only source.
  • If you are unsure then get an airspace map or ask.
Unofficial (but usefull) downloads:
Langebaan Airspace (FAR45/46) snippet with persmission from SAHPA
Did you know?

Paragliding Porterville - Dutch Reformed Church.

Inaugurated in 1925, Portervilles' Dutch Reformed Church sets an impressive picture in the centre of town. The foundation stone for the original church was laid in 1876.

Paragliding Porterville - Twinned with Maarkedal, Belgium.Courtesy Maarkedal Tourism

Porterville is twinned with the municipality of Maarkedal located in the Belgian province of East Flanders.


 

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