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 World > Europe > Spain > Andalusia > Loja poniente
   Loja poniente -rate- (3.7/5 - 3 votes)
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Last update : Oct 17th 2013
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GPS coordinates : take off : 37°7'55" (37.1322)N; 4°11'4" (4.1846)W - Elevation : 1186 m.
landing : 37°7'56" (37.1324)N; 4°12'45" (4.2125)W - Elevation : 636 m.
Take off : large takeoff, very well mantained!
Top landing possible
Landing : Venta del Rayo: Very large, ideal for beginners; can be seen from TO; windsocks on the south side of the field.
LZ in Loja: N37 10 16.0 W4 08 38.0/ 450m
LZ near Haighway: N37 09 36.3 W4 11 14.2/ 575m
Going there : Good dirt road from Loja; signposted ?sierra Gorda'; the entrance is not easily found! Or with the club members in their bus (departing from bar 'el Cerro' in Loja (on the north side of the river!)

Comments : An incredible restitucion in summer makes this one of the best sites(places) for flights into the late afternoon and for enjoying the setting sun.
Weather hazards : No flights in southerly winds!
Take care with south west winds on landing: it could be strong and turbulent.
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People to contact : club de vuelo libre loja
david_mr21@hotmail.com
paragliding guide tlf: 659293791
Parking :
Website : http://www.vuelolibreandalucia.es/index_in...
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aterrizaje
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LZ - as seen from TO
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TO
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LZ (Venta del Roya)
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LZ near highway: ATTN: powerlines
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LZ in Loja: ATTN: football field is fenced in and gated
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 gps logs of flights from Loja poniente

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 Situation
Take off : 37.1322 N; 4.1846 W
Landing : 37.1324 N; 4.2125 W
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takeoff : Sierra de Loja (37.1302; -4.18813), 0.38 km from this takeoff
Pilot OLC type OLC distance (km) Open distance (km) Flight duration Date View flight details on Leonardo
Paco Ortuno Candela 82.349 55.138 3:46:6 2010-06-20 View
carlos gonzalez agueros 61.504 40.838 3:52:45 2012-03-18 View
Paco Ortuno Candela 39.018 25.695 1:17:35 2010-06-19 View
Salvador Lara 35.895 24.605 2:29:42 2011-09-11 View
Mario Moreno 30.411 17.063 1:22:44 2014-06-03 View
davilius alhama 21.963 10.876 2:11:10 2014-06-26 View
Paco Ortuno Candela 28.648 23.713 1:33:48 2012-03-18 View
Paco Ortuno Candela 22.017 15.567 1:1:39 2012-03-17 View
davilius alhama 21.396 8.001 2:29:38 2014-05-11 View
keith owen 12.916 5.516 1:25:30 2013-04-21 View
davilius alhama 15.588 4.638 1:14:7 2014-04-23 View
Rafael Marcos Sancho Matas 15.059 8.893 0:44:38 2012-02-16 View
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