Take Off

Montenegro is a very attractive country for the lovers of paragliding. Weather conditions are ideal throughout the whole year. Due to its geostrategic placement Montenegro makes it possible for paragliding pilots to take off from different places situated in three geographical zones (south – Adriatic sea; central zone and north zone (mountains). The best known take offs are found at the Adriatic Coast. However, we would suggest that other two zones abound with fantastic take off places. We are giving you some detailed description of some of the well known take offs. We also want to recommend other places with exceptional potentials, especially in the mountainous parts of Montenegro.


BRAJICI

760 m above sea level


One of the most famous take offs on the coast of Montenegro is place called Brajici.
Take off: 760 m above sea level take off : 42°18'6" (42.3019)N; 18°53'29" (18.8914) E landing : 42°16'54" (42.2818) N; 18°52'23" (18.8732) E



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You may come by car to Brajici for take off. This is located next to the main road Budva – Cetinje, just 15 km from Budva (Becici). Terrain has a very significant thermal (above water) flying potential.

Consequently it gives you a possibility of flying for many hours, as well as possibility for long distance flying (We have noted flights to Bar and back – 70 km. in total). Landing takes place on sandy beach at Becici (Budva).




LOVCEN

1460 m above sea level


One of the highest take offs on the coast of Montenegro. Take off: 1460 m above sea level. Wind: S, SW



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Take off runaway is located in Njegusi, above old royal road Kotor – Cetinje. This paragliding spot gives you opportunity to enjoy beautiful panoramic view of Boka – KotorBay. As you travel to the place of take off you will have to leave your car at the car park which is located 5-7 minutes from the place of take off.

ake off is long and grassy which makes it possible for more pilots to take off simultaneously. Landing is on football pitch in Kotor (20 m. above the sea level).


BULJARICA

670 m above sea level


Take off: 670 m above sea level. Wind: S, SE, SW take off : 42°12'13" (42.2037)N; 18°59'35" (18.9932)E landing : 42°11'39" (42.1944)N; 18°57'53" (18.9649) E




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You may come to the place of take off by car. Buljarica It is located just above Petrovac and Buljarica beach, next to the main road Podgorica – Petrovac (16 km from Petrovac). Terrain has a great potential for thermal (above water) as well as slope flying. Take off description: Rocky, steep with relatively short runaway.

However, take off can be made with relative ease. Landing spot is on a spacious sandy beach in Buljarice or green meadows near Buljarice beach.



VRSUTA

1187 m above sea level


One of the take offs which should definitely be visited. Take off : 1187 m. above sea level. Wind: S, SW take off : 42°9'11" (42.1533)N; 19°5'8" (19.0858)E landing : 42°8'22" (42.1397)N; 19°1'35" (19.0266) E



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The spot for the take off is situated above Sutomore (Bar) and from southern side it gives you beautiful panoramic view of Adriatic coast and from north side the beautiful view of Skadarski lake.

It takes about 30 minutes to walk from the place where you leave your car to the place of take off. Take off description: Spacious, grassy with average steepness. Landing spot is on the football pitch in Bar or on the beaches in Susanj and Sutomore.



DIZDARICA

895 m above sea level


Dizdarica is one of the take offs which you should definitely visit.Take off : 895m. above sea level. Wind: S, SE,SW.GPS-Take off : 42°29'13" (42.487)N; 18°34'6" (18.5684)E - Elevation : 882 m. GPS-Landing : 42°27'29" (42.4582)N; 18°34'39" (18.5777)E - Elevation : 5 m.



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You may come by car at take off Dizdarica it is really simple, well, from Beach drive 15min by asphalt road and you are on 900m asl take-off. From the main road E65 turn to north at circular crossroads in Meljine (42.455n / 18.558e). Drive to Trebinje direction for about 7km. In vilage Kameno turn east at rossroads by the caffe 'Karakas'(42.480n / 18.529e) and drive another 6km. Turn right near animal house shelter.(42.487n / 18.560e) Paragliding take-off place is 50m on the east..

Terrain has a very significant thermal ,flying potential. Consequently it gives you a possibility of flying for many hours, as well as possibility for long distance flying ,Take off description: gravel, grassy with average steepness. Landing grass field in place called Zelenika.