Outdoor Flying -Queen Elizabeth Park
How to get there:-
From South – traveling on State Highway 1, 3km North of Paekakariki, turn off at Mackays crossing, signposted to Queen Elizabeth Park. Turn left, cross the railway lines and enter the park. Follow the road through almost to the beach. Look for a turnoff right across the tram tracks. The tramway crossing is 1.5km from the gate. Look for the ‘Beware of Trams’ sign at tramway post #51..
From North – traveling on State Highway 1, 5km South of Paraparaumu, turn off at MacKays crossing signposted to Queen Elizabeth Park. Pass under the main road, cross the railway lines and enter QE Park. Proceed as above.
Weather depending, members generally fly on Saturdays and Sundays, with the “Silver Fox Squadron” flying on Thursdays. When we fly, we fly on ANY calm day!!
The mown airstrip is 150m long with a 50m safety zone at each end.