Skydiving in Manteo, Outer Banks, Roanoke Island, North Carolina USA

Good Wind Direction:
120 mph/ 193 kph
30 sec
Highest altitude for jumping:
9000 ft ( 2742 m)
GPS Coordinates of the airport:
N35°55.14' / W75°41.73'
Outer Banks, also known as OBX, is a 200 mi/320 km long string of narrow barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina. A small portion of it extends further in Virginia, at the beginning of the southern corner of Virginia Beach, on the eastern coast of the United States. It is a major tourist destination and known for its temperate climate.

It is widely known that if you visit this place, you give yourself the opportunity to feel what is called, best vacations. Don’t miss to visit some interesting  places, like the Outer Banks YMCK, Roanoke Island Maritime Museum, The Art Village, The Avon Fish Pier, The Last Colony and many others. In this place a lot of people exercise many unusual sporting activities. Taking into account that human flight begun in OBX, there is no better place to perform skydiving than in OBX.

Dare County Regional Airport is the center of skydiving activities. It is a small airport owned by the County of Dare and offers easy access to its visitors. You are kindly requested to arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled jump time, in order to have a brief demonstration of what you will experience. Once you arrive at 9000 ft (2742 m) height with the secure airplane, get ready to feel the absolute freedom of free falling, while reaching a speed of 120 mph/193 kph. You will experience an about 30 second free fall, before your parachute opens and you will land safely in an open area close to the airport. There is also a viewing area by the landing field, where your friends can admire you or take some extreme photos.

Due to its geographical location, OBX has unusual weather. It tends to be affected by hurricanes and storms. Good wind direction is from southeast. Admire the breathtaking view of Outer Banks and feel the adrenaline at the highest level. After a thrilling day, you can spend your time either by exploring the beauty of this place or by tasting excellent cuisine in various restaurants.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Wilmington
231 miles, 371 km, 4 hours 20 minutes.
Follow the US_64 E.
BY CAR FROM Virginia
402 km, 250 miles, 4 hours 49 minutes.
Follow the US_460 E.
BY CAR FROM North Carolina
213 miles, 342 km, 3 hours 28 minutes.
Follow the US_64 E.
Norfolk International Airport,
138 km ( 85, 7 miles )

For schedule services, visit the sites online.


If you are interested in trying out this amazing sport in this spot press the request button so as to give you more information and prices.


Audiovisual material