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Skydiving in Wels Airport, Wels, Upper Austria Austria

Jumping height:
3700 m/12139 ft
Free fall duration:
50 seconds
Gliding time:
10 minutes
Age limit:
No
Wels is located in the north of Austria, just on the Traun River near Linz but is not part of its surrounding Wels County. It is however the county seat of Wels – Land. Wels is the second largest city in Upper Austria which gives many opportunities for leisure and of course extreme sports performances.

Air sports are very popular in the Wels area. Skydiving in particular is extremely popular among people who want to fly! The whole area is indicated for skydiving so get ready for the experience of a lifetime.

At first you get a short mandatory briefing, put on your equipment and get on the plane. For the next 20 endless minutes, where you are about to reach an altitude of 3700 m /12139 ft above the ground, you can feel your heartbeat getting faster as the critical moment to jump off comes closer to you. One last check on the equipment and off you go! You are flying!

The amazing free fall will last about 50 seconds and then you or your tandem master will launch the gigantic parachute. For the next 10 minutes, you will be hanged together, gliding silently over the magnificent scenery of the Austrian fields. Landing is sitting in order to avoid a stumble.

There is no age limit. The oldest skydiver was an 84 years old woman! However, it is recommended that you are in a good physical condition and wear comfortable clothes and sport shoes. You should definitely try this amazing unforgettable experience.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Graz
121.2 miles/195 km, 1 hour 59 minutes
Head southwest on Landhausg. to Schmiedg, take the first turning right into Schmiedg, continue to Hauptpl, the Hauptpl. turns slightly left and becomes Sackstr, turn left to stay on Sackstr, turn right at the Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Kai, turn left into Keplerbrücke, continue to Keplerstr, turn right at Bahnhofgürtel/B67, continue to follow the B67, continue to Wr. Str, enter the A9/E57 through auxiliary channels to the left to S35/Salzburg/Linz/Bruck adMur (Road with controlled toll), at the junction Knoten Voralpenkreuz-Sattledt, stay right and follow signs for A1 to Wien / Linz / Tschechien, take exit 195-Sattledt for B138, turn left into Pyhrnpass Str./B138, continue to Innviertler Str./B137, turn left into Hans-Sachs-Straße/B1, continue to follow the Hans-Sachs-Straße.
BY CAR FROM Innsbruck
178.1 miles/288 km, 2 hours 45 minutes
Head south on Jahnstr. to Dreiheiligenstr, turn right at Dreiheiligenstr, take the first left turn into Weinhartstr, turn left into Amraser Str, turn left into Amraser-See-Straße/Innsbrucker Str./B174, keep left at the fork, follow signs for Salzburg/München/E45/E60/A12/Deutschland and enter the A12/E45/E60 (Road with controlled toll) (Entering Germany) continue to A93/E45/E60 (Road with controlled toll)at junction 56-Dreieck Inntal, stay right and follow the signs to A8 to Salzburg / Rosenheim (Road with controlled toll),(Log in Austria), continue to A1, at the junction Knoten Voralpenkreuz, stay right and follow the signs for B138 to Sattledt, take exit 195-Sattledt for B138, turn left into Pyhrnpass Str./B138, continue to Innviertler Str./B137, turn left into Hans-Sachs-Straße/B1, continue to follow the Hans-Sachs-Straße.
BY AIR
Wels Airport,
2.8 miles/4 km
BY TRAIN

Take a train from anywhere in Austria and disembark at Wels central station.

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