Canterbury Gliding Club

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Contact Us

Club Contact Kevin Bethwaite | (03) 384 3196
Trial Flight Enquiries Email:
If you intend to come visit us at Springfield for a trial flight, then please call the airfield on (3) 318 4758 before leaving home to ensure the weather is suitable for flying.
Please don't leave a message on the answerphone but try again and speak to someone at the airfield.

Our Airfield

Springfield Aerodrome Springfield Aerodrome, Swamp Road, Russells Flat, Springfield | (03) 318 4758 
We fly from near Springfield year round weekends and public holidays except
between Boxing and Waitangi days when we fly out of Omarama.
Chart and Radio Frequency NZSF Chart on AIP New Zealand  | 133.55 MHz
Sail Planes Grob Acro, Grob Twin, Janus CE, LS4b, Standard Libelle


President Terry Delore
Secretary Kevin Bethwaite
Treasurer Jono Wardman
Chief Flying Instructor
Chief Tow Pilot John Goddard
Club Captain John McCaw
Webteam webteam(at)
Postal Address PO Box 11074, Sockburn, Christchurch 8443