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Flying Site

 

Loma Bola is a mountain sports center, focused primarily on paragliders. Over 20 years of experience, we are pioneers in this activity, that it allows us to invite the public to a unique experience, enjoy guided flights and outdoor activities.

Loma Bola is considered an ideal launch because of its location and excellent weather conditions that allow you flying all year long with great confidence. Many flight schools operate there and it also hosts a lot of national and international events.

Loma Bola is a Nature Reserve Adventures in paragliding which ranks first as activities for their benefits of location, accessibility and flight conditions throughout the year with great confidence.

 

Flying Conditions

 

The flying area is centered some 15 km to the west of the city of San Miguel de Tucumán. The type of climate is subtropical with dry season. During the time of the event, the maximum temperatures will average above 30°C and the minimum temperatures will average above 15°C.

Loma Bola Take off – 1350 m ASL (-26.82263, -65.36873) 26º49’21.48’’ S – 65º22’07.41’’ W

The takeoff in Loma Bola has enough space for 5 – 6 pilots take off simultaneously. The entire surface has a very comfortable lawn sloping to cancel a takeoff at the last minute without consequences. It has a height of 800 mts and spring cloud base at about 1200 m above takeoff are achieved. Prevailing winds 5 to 18 km / h are from the South – Southeast and thermals has an average of 3 m/s.

How to get

 

To get to San Miguel de Tucuman from Ezeiza International Airport you can take a taxi or a bus to the Buenos Aires city and then go to the Retiro bus station or take a flight at the Jorge Newbery airport to San Miguel de Tucuman.

Ezeiza International Airport «Ministro Pistarini»
Autopista General Ricchieri Km 33.5 – (B1802EZE) Buenos Aires.
Phone: (54 11) 5480 2500
Jorge Newbery Airport
Av Rafael Obligado S / n, 1425 Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Phone: 011 5480-2500
Benjamin Matienzo International Airport
Gallo Delfin S / N, San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucumán
Phone: 0381 426-5072

 

In San Miguel de Tucuman.
If you arrive to the Bus Station in San Miguel de Tucumán by land, you can take a taxi to the HQ for about $750 AR (u$s6).
If you take a plane, will arrive at the Benjamin Matienzo International Airport. There you can take a taxi to the HQ, it costs about $1200 Argentines (u$s10).

OFFICIAL HEADQUARTERS – Howard Johnson Hotel Yerba Buena

Accommodation

OFFICIAL HEADQUARTERS
Howard Johnson Hotel Yerba Buena, Located 4 minutes away from Cerro San Javier.

Pilot’s PROMO

Includes
Accomodation in a double superior room for two people. Breakfast buffet. Semi-covered heated pool and solarium. Access to spa, free wi-fi, game room, mini soccer field and free parking.

Rates per Night per room – Single Room/Double Room

14 to 15 Nights USD 60 + VAT
16 or more Nights USD 55 + VAT

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Av. Aconquija 1136 (4107) Yerba Buena, Tucumán
0381-43175000 / 4256370
reservas@hjyerbabuena.com.ar

www.hjyerbabuena.com

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OFFICIAL HEADQUARTERS
Howard Johnson Hotel Yerba Buena, Located 4 minutes away from Cerro San Javier.

Pilot’s PROMO

Includes
Accomodation in a double superior room for two people. Breakfast buffet. Semi-covered heated pool and solarium. Access to spa, free wi-fi, game room, mini soccer field and free parking.

8 nights:
USD 520 + VAT –> USD 468 + VAT (10% off Booking before 09/30)

9 nights:
USD 550 + VAT –> USD 495 + VAT (10% off Booking before 09/30)

10 nights:
USD 570 + VAT –> USD 513 + VAT (10% off Booking before 09/30)

 

Av. Aconquija 1136 (4107) Yerba Buena, Tucumán
0381-43175000 / 4256370
reservas@hjyerbabuena.com.ar

www.hjyerbabuena.com

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Programme

Training days: October 28 to 30, 10 AM – 4 PM
Official Registration: October 31 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Hotel Howard Johnson Yerba Buena

Mandatory Safety Briefing: October 31 6:30 PM

Opening ceremony/Parade: October 31 7:30 PM
Mandatory training task: November 1
1st Team leader meeting: November 1, 8:30 AM Hotel Howard Johnson Yerba Buena
Contest flying days: November 2 to 12 (maximum of 10 competition tasks, 1 mandatory rest day)
Prize-giving & Closing Ceremony: November 13

This competition schedule is subject to change with CIVL approval. Any changes before the start of the competition will be communicated in an appropriate way.

Daily schedule

On training and competition days:
8:30 am: Headquarters open
8:45 am: Team Leader meeting
9:30 am: Transportation to take off
10:15 am: Task and Safety Committee meetings
11:15 am: Pilot briefing/Task briefing
12 pm: Take-off window opens (depending on the actual weather conditions)
4 pm: Scoring office opens
9 pm: Provisional results (depending on the last pilot being retrieved)

The daily schedule is subject to change. Any changes to the schedule before the start of the competition will be posted on the website.

 

After the start of the competition, changes will be announced by the Meet Director at the Team Leader’s briefing.

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CONTACT US

Matías Fortini

Matías Fortini

Organizador

Sergio Bujazha

Sergio Bujazha

Organizador

Team Leaders Registration

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17th Fai World Paragliding Championship Loma Bola 2021