The Contest

Lamia Open 2023, an F5J Meeting, will take place over the weekend 30 Sept & 1 October 2023 at a field located in Fthiotida prefecture, Greece.

So, if you are an F5J enthusiast come and fly with us, to an unforgettable weekend full of thermal soaring flights and get the experience of flying in one of the best seasons in Greece.


Lamia Open 2023 will be organized by the airclub of Fthiotida in cooperation with Larissa airclub and NAC of Greece,

with the support of cycling sport in the mountains of Roumeli

Contact e-mail:   Contact us page

The event is also supported by Region of Thessaly

The event has been registered in FAI’s event calendar.

and is also a part of Eurotour Contest

Max Number of Competitors: 60


The flying site is area,is  located in “Kalithea” area of municipality of Makrakomi’  and is:

– 9 km from Makrakomi village,

– 5 km from Spercheiada village,

– 14 km from thermal springs of Ιpati

– and 27 km from Lamia – the capital of Fthiotida prefecture.

The distance from Lamia capital city is less than 18 km

You can find many excellent ways to spend you free time and there is a variety of sights offered by the area which attracts tourists.
The medicinal bath of Loutra Ypatis is the only acid- carbonaceous spring in Greece and one of the rarest in the world.


Friday, September 29th

Arrival of the participants to the venue site

Free practice


September 30th

09:00 – 10:00    Registration of participants &  model processing

10:00 – 10:15      Briefing

10:15 –                Contest Flights (Rounds 1-7)

Sunday, October 1st

09:00 – 09:15       Briefing

09:15 – 14:00       Flights
(Rounds 7-9 & 3 rounds Fly off)

14:00 –                 Awards and departure

* Time schedule is subject to change depending on weather and other unforeseen circumstances

Entry Fee : 40 Euros  for each competitor
                     FREE for juniors


If you need any help with booking a hotel, please feel free to contact us at the following email address: gskargiotis[at]

Hotels in Makrakomi


Murmidonon 2, Makrakomi, Fthiotida

Tel:   +30 2236022254 
mob. +30 6979115968

web site:

Lirio Guest House 

P. Mpakogianni 25 Makrakomi, Fthiotida

Tel:   +30 2236024144 
mob. +30 6979115968

web site:

Hotels in Spercheiada


Napoleontos Zerva, Spercheiada, 35003, Greece 

web site:

How to reach Makrakomi

Makrakomi model-airfield is about 30 km from Lamia, the capital of Fthiotida prefecture

For those who are flying to Greece, Makrakomi model-airfield is about 265 km from “Eleftherios Venizelos airport” in Athens

Also, it is 285 km from the center of Thessaloniki city in northern Greece

and 300 km from Igoumenitsa port in western Greece.


We are looking forward to your participation!