Deland Golden Hawks
Located on the North end of DeLand Airports closed runway 18.
Golden Hawks enjoy a beautiful, spacious, and established flying field with private access thanks to the City of DeLand.
Members and counting
Flying 7 Days A Week all year long
Golden Hawks flying field is open from Sunrise to Sunset. Check Calendar for updates to event schedules.
Join for access to our flight instructors to learn to fly or regain some confidence after not flying for a while!
AMA Chartered Club #2200
We participate in the Academy of Model Aeronautics Pilot Introduction Program.
- Mowed Grass
- Long Grass
Members are active in local schools, events, parades, scouts, and displays. Check the Calendar!
Scroll through and see some of our members with their aircraft.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is involved with a Pilot Checkout?
Flying a certain set of easy maneuvers in front of one of the flight instructors.
What is the altitude restriction?
No operations above 400 feet AGL permitted ever. We fly under an active traffic pattern for the airport.
Why should I come to the Monthly meetings?
Keep up to date on the current events, fun atmosphere, 50/50, and door prized each month.
How many days a year can I fly?
All of them!
Does the field have bathrooms?
A very clean and classy porta potty is on the field.
When is the best time to fly?
All the time!
Mornings are fun with light winds and cooler temperatures. Bring sunglasses as the pilot line faces East.
Afternoons are nice with the sun behind you but be prepared for slightly higher winds as well as the chance of afternoon thunderstorms in the summer.