Kopaida Airport is located close to Kastro, a small farming village in Viotia Region, just a few miles north from Athens. Surrounded by the large fertile plains of Thiva, Cheronia and Kopais, as well as small rivers and the natural lake of Yliki, the area boasts endless grasslands as far as the eye can see.
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Skydiving in Ganderkesee, Bremen-Oldenburg, Lower Saxony Germany
It won’t take you long to find yourself floating on the vacuum. After a 20 minutes introduction session, you get your jump suit, a leather cap, goggles, a special harness and you are ready to go! Then you will get on the aircraft which is circling like an eagle at a height of 2500 – 4000 m / 8202 – 13123 ft. Check your equipment one more time and jump off the plane!
While your free fall and approaching the ground, within 10 seconds after your jumping off, you reach the speed of 200 kph/124.3 mph. Your tandem instructor or yourself opens the parachute at 1500 m / 4921 ft high. For the next 5 minutes, you will float silently through the air and enjoy the magnificent view of your landing point.
The giant parachute system is being manipulated by yourself or your instructor so as to get closer to the landing point where you land safely in front of the eyes of a cheerful crowd or your friends. So, just show off, this is an amazing experience you shouldn’t miss!
Don’t forget to wear comfortable sport clothes and shoes. There are some limitations too. Your body weight shouldn’t be more than 90 kg/198 lb and your height between 1.40 m /4.7 ft and 1.90 m /6.2 ft.