Kitty Hawk Kites, Inc. was founded in 1974 by John Harris, a pioneer in hang gliding, to provide instruction, products, and service to the burgeoning new sport. In the late 1980s, Kitty Hawk Kites expanded into what is now it's two businesses; providing recreational adventures such as Hang Gliding, Kayaking, Kiteboarding, Jet Skiing, Parasailing and much, much more; selling kites (such as stunt kites, power kites and single line kites), toys, wind art, Life is Good, OBX apparel and gifts from it's retail outlet stores and on our online store.
2023 marks the 49th Anniversary of Kitty Hawk Kites! We are proud to have had the privilege of "Teaching The World To Fly" for nearly 5 decades and look forward to the opportunity of many more to come!
We are the authority of kites. We put many of our kites through a rigorous testing process to make sure you receive only the best on the market. We take the same care when selecting all of our other products and want you to be 100% satisfied with every purchase!