Launch Information

Launch windows and final GO / NO-GO decisions will be announced on our mailing list and posted on the main page of this site.

Launch Fees

  • High Power Flyers (H and above): $10.00
  • Low power Flyers: $5.00

Amherst Launch Site

Our launch site is located a half-hour west of Cleveland Hopkins Airport. The site has:

  • a 5200′ FAA waiver

  • a port-a-potty


51236 Telegraph Rd, Amherst, OH 44001

  1. Take the Ohio Turnpike (I-80) to Exit 135 (Baumhart Road) and pay the toll fee.
  2. Turn right (south) onto Baumhart Road.
  3. Proceed south to the roundabout.
  4. At the roundabout, take the first exit to head west on Rt. 113.
  5. Go two (2) miles to 51236 Rt. 113. It is on the right hand (north) side of the road. You will see the club launch sign. Turn into the driveway.
    • Caution: You’ll be turning from a fast country road onto a gravel driveway.
    • Caution: This is a working farm. Be alert for moving equipment and mechanics working under / around equipment.
  6. Proceed down the driveway and past all buildings. You’ll come to a farm road that we’ve blocked off with cones (the road forms the boundary between our launch & parking areas). You will see cars out in a field. Drive down the grass and park in that field.
Amherst launch site map