- ABOUT THE SPOT
Skydiving in Manteo, Outer Banks, Roanoke Island, North Carolina USA
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.