Harris Hill, Elmira, NY - Soaring Capital of America

  • Elmira, Finger Lakes
  • May 01, 2018
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Summer 2018 celebrates the first successful sailplane flight made in Elmira on July 2, 1930. This sailplane, a Baker-McMillen Cadet, and many other famous sailplanes and gliders, can be seen at the National Soaring Museum. Located atop Harris Hill in Elmira, NY, site of the first national soaring competitions, the museum is open year ‘round. In addition, Harris Hill itself features a large playground, amusement park, swimming pool, driving range and picnic area nearby, including the Harris Hill Soaring Corp. Flight Center, where visitors can purchase a 20-minute sailplane flight over the Chemung Valley. Flights are available during the spring, summer and fall, weather permitting.

  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Adults $7.50, Seniors $6.50, Youth (7-18) $4.50, Children 6 and under - free
  • 51 Soaring Hill Drive
    Elmira, NY 14903
  • 607 734 3128
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  • Children Are Free: Yes
  • Group Rates/Incentives Offered: Yes
  • Motorcoach Parking Spaces: Yes
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
  • PTH Weekend Event (6/16-17 & 10/6-8, 2018): Yes
  • National Soaring Museum