Kitty Hawk Kites - Nags Head, Nags Head

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The Kitty Hawk Kites Flight School is the oldest hang gliding school on the East Coast of the and the largest school of its kind in the world. It provides beginning, intermediate, and advanced instruction to students, as well as instructors, in foot-launched and tandem hang gliding. Since its inception, the flight school has taught more than 300,000 students how to fly and, with upwards of 35 instructors during the summer months, continues to teach more than 10,000 students every year. The Flight School provides rating certifications to students meeting United States Hang Gliding Association (USHGA) published standards.

Located on North Carolina’s storied Outer Banks, the Kitty Hawk Kites Flight School provides foot-launched instruction from Jockey’s Ridge State Park (the tallest natural sand dune system in the Eastern United States) and tandem instruction from the nearby Currituck County Airport. .
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  • This Kitty Hawk Kites location is enormous! It has a very wide selection of not just kites, but all kinds of gear, accessories, and gifts all in the theme of some popular aspect of the Outer Banks. There is a fantastic floor of just aviation themed merchandise for sale, too. If you are looking for a one-stop-shop for gifts or anything like that and are in the area, I highly recommend. 👍
  • Great place!! I stopped in just to see how high the kites was and to laugh at the price. And I was wrong. Yes some can be over $100 but they are really big. The other ones have really good prices. There also a lot of other stuff shirts, toys, yard flags, gnomes, puzzles and I lot more. If you are driving by I would say stop in they have something for everyone. The 3 photos I added are just a few of the higher ones there are a lot that are way way cheaper and they are good size also.

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