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