Flying Site Location

Our flying field is located off Thurwachter Road next to the Pajaro River near State Highway 1 in Watsonville, California.

Heading south on Highway 1:  Take the Riverside Drive exit in Watsonville. Turn  right at the exit then right on Lee Road and go to the traffic light at West Beach Road.

Going north on Highway 1:  Take the Riverside Drive exit in Watsonville and turn left to go over the freeway. Turn right on Lee Road and go to the traffic light at West Beach Road.

Then: Turn left at the light onto West Beach Road and head southwest towards Pajaro Dunes to Thurwachter Road (about 1.4 miles). Turn left onto Thurwachter Road and go about 1/4 mile to the bridge which crosses the Pajaro River. Do not cross the bridge. The flying field is down the levee to your right (southwest) approximately 1/4 mile. There is a locked gate on the levee by the bridge from which you can walk to the field.  You can park on Thurwachter Road but be careful not to block the levee gate.

Although the field is open 7 days a week, the best times to find club members flying there are Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday mornings, weather permitting.