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Airways Airsports gives you the opportunity to experience the joy of flight, whether you want a day-out to remember or want to learn to fly with the experts.  

We offer the following airsports, Paragliding, Hang gliding, Paramotoring, Microlighting (in flex-wing and sports light aircraft) and kiting and kite surfing.  We are a Flight School with over 20 years of experience.

Airways Airsports is run by pilots who are committed to sharing their love of flying with anyone wanting to learn to paraglide, hang glide, paramotor or microlight. Our instructors range from a three-times World Champion, World Record holders, British Cross Country Champion, British Distance Record Holder, Royal Aeroclub Gold Medal winner and former members of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Teams.

We fly from our own airfield at Darley Moor on the edge of Ashbourne in Derbyshire. Our clubhouse has comfortable seating and a café selling home-made food and drinks.  Our viewing platform gives you a commanding view of the airfield where you can watch what’s going on with a cuppa in hand.

Covid-19 Update - September 2nd 2020

Microlight/Sports Light Air Experience Flights

After reviewing the current situation and guidelines we have made the decision that September flight experience bookings will not go ahead.  The situation will be reviewed again in October. 

If you have a September booking please call our office to rearrange your flight.

For full details of our current flying policies at Darley Moor, please click here.

Come and Visit Us

Airways Airsports is based at our own airfield just to the south of the beautiful Derbyshire town of Ashbourne, right on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

Whether you’re flying, learning to fly or are coming with a friend who’s flying you’ll love our friendly clubhouse and café.

Our club-room is unique within the world of free flight schools, with comfortable seating, serving a selection of homemade food and drinks.