Place: 85347 Herceg-Novi
Level of difficulty : Confirmed.
Description: Herceg Novi is located at a strategic and attractive geographic area between the highest mountain of the Dinara massive, Orjen (1,895 m) and the entrance of one of the most beautiful bays in the world, the Bay of Kotor (Boka Kotorska).
It represents an administrative, economic and cultural center of the municipality, covering an area of 235 km2 with 30.992 inhabitants.
Geographic coordinates of the city: 42 27’ North Latitude and 18 33’ East Latitude
mountain Orjen 1.895 m
hills: Dobroštica 1.570 m and Radoštak 1.441 m
the Luštica Peninsula: highest knoll Obosnik 586 m.
The 2.900 m wide entrance to the Bay of Kotor is situated between the Oštro and Mirište capes. The maximum depth of the sea in the Bay is 61 m, and the average one is 27.8 m.
Since 1997, the Bay of Kotor has been a part of the Association of most beautiful bays in the world.
Herceg Novi picture:
Take-off: 42°29′13"N, 18°34′6"E, altitude 900 meters, GR 0 (see in google map).
-Place name ’Dizdarica’
-30m x 50m gravel/grass
-air distance 3000m from shore (landing)
Landing: 42°27′29"N, 18°34′39"E, altitude 5 meters (see in google map).
-Place name ’Zelenika’
-50m x 100m grass
Weather and wind at this place: Typical Mediterranean weather conditions.
No special warnings.
South wind components are best for flying hire.
Going there: 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 crossroads 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.
Special flying rules at this place: Pilots must contact local club to get info about flight regulations.
tel: Montenegro +38269632521
Usually practicable from january until december.
Number of accidents occurred: 0.
Flightsite created on 13 May 2012 by Dusan Stevovic (10785) , and modified on 13 May 2012 by Dusan Stevovic (10785).