FAI World Paragliding Championship 2019 - Krushevo (MKD) - News
Air Sports: World Paragliding elite gathers at highest town in the Balkans
FAI World Paragliding Championship 2019
5th to 18th August, 2019, Krushevo (MKD)
The 16th FAI Paragliding World Championship will take place in Krushevo, North Macedonia from 5th to 18th Aug 2019. Its purpose is promoting new Paragliding World Champions in the categories „Overall“, „Women“ and „Nation“. The event also aims on providing fair and safe flying conditions for all pilots and reinforce the friendship between the pilots and nations. Happening in the best period of the year for this flying site and run by the experienced team along with the predictable weather with 90% of competition flying days its a guarantee for fair competitive event and equal chance for every competitor.
Situated at an altitude of 1350m, Krushevo is the highest town in the Balkans. It lies 159 km from the capital Skopje, 55 km from Bitola, 32 km from Prilep, and only 68 km from the North Macedonian – Greek crossing border “Medzitlia – Niki”. Main takeoff places are East and West starts.