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 2nd December 2020 update

Darley Moor Airfield is now open to microlight students, Paraglider students and Paraglider Day Tasters in line with new Government Covid guidelines. Tandem Hang-gliding will be on hold until mid-February. Microlight experience flights will be reviewed in the New Year. All vouchers are Covid protected. Please ensure that you book before coming to the airfield. You can do this by contacting us on our office number.

Please see our section ‘Covid-19‘ for all further information.

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.